Personal Assistant to President Buhati on New Media, Bashir Ahmad, has denied reports that one of the aides of the president has contracted COVID-19.
Sahara Reporters earlier today published a report claiming that Sarki Abba, the Senior Special Assistant on Domestic Affairs to the President tested positive for COVID-19. The report claimed Abba tested positive for the virus two weeks ago and had not been seen in the Presidential Villa since then. The report also claimed that a source in the Presidency said those who came in contact with him have also been asked to self-isolate.
Bashir took to his Twitter handle to debunk the claim and also shared a photo of Mr. Sarki in office today September 1.
Posting a photo of Sarki and himself in the statehouse today, Bashir tweeted
”I might have fallen and believed this story if I wasn’t in the Sarki Abba’s office when a friend sent me this tweet from @SaharaReporters. The news is not true, Sarki Abba is currently in his office, at the State House.”