March 24, 2020 / 10:18 AM / 13 days ago

Nigerian president's top aide tests positive for coronavirus – sources

ABUJA/LAGOS, March 24 (Reuters) - The Nigerian president’s chief of staff has tested positive for coronavirus, a source with direct knowledge and several diplomats said.

The illness of Abba Kyari, who is in his 70s, brings the disease into the immediate circle of 77-year-old President Muhammadu Buhari. (Reporting By Paul Carsten and Alexis Akwagyiram, writing by Libby George; Editing by Andrew Heavens)

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