Buhari, aides in Covid-19 quarantine after U.S. trip

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President Muhammadu Buhari and aides who followed him to the U.S. to attend the 76th Session of the UN General Assembly has been in covid-19 quarantine since he returned to Nigeria on Sunday.

This became known today after he was conspicuously absent at the Federal Executive Council meeting.

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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo presided over the meeting.

“The quarantine will end tomorrow”, Media adviser Femi Adeshina told P.M.News.

Buhari similarly observed a five-day quarantine after he returned home from UK in mid August.

The measure is in accordance with the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) guidelines for international travel.

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