The Nigeria’s First Lady, Aisha Muhammadu Buhari has announced the closure of her office and self-imposed stay-at-home by her daughter that returned from the UK today, March 19.
In a statement today, Aisha Buhari said: “I have shut down my office for two weeks with immediate effect while essential staff can work from home as a result of some Staff who recently returned from the UK.”
She said that earlier today, her daughter (whose name she did not mention), returned from the UK being among the high Burden listed countries of COVID-19.
“Based on the advice of the Hon. Minister Of Health , Presidential Task force on COVID – 19 and that of NCDC, She is on Self Isolation, not because she displayed any symptoms of the Covid-19.”
Aisha Buhari called on all parents to do the same if possible as prevention is better than cure .
She commended the North Western Governors, including Niger and Kwara on preventive measures taken to curb the spread of COVID-19 at their security meeting yesterday in Kaduna.
“Let’s keep following the advice of the Federal Ministry of Health and the NCDC, which encourages maintaining social distancing, high hygiene culture through regular washing of hands with soaps and sanitizers.
“Let’s adopt preventive measures and ensure the safety of our families and that of General public.
“We will overcome the Covid-19 pandemic if we all take the necessary precautions at the same time !
“God bless you all.”