Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has sent his prayers for the Chief of Staff of the President, Abba Kyari, who has tested positive for the coronavirus.
Tweeting on Tuesday, he wrote: “My thoughts and prayers are with Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari…”
Atiku, whose son has also tested positive for the virus, then rounded off his wishes in Hausa.
Senator Dino Melaye also wrote on Twitter: “My empathy and prayer goes to Alh. Abba Kyari (Chief of Staff) to Mr President. Our Good Lord will heal you and heal our land.”
Former minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, tweeted saying he wished Kyari quick recovery.
“I just confirmed that my old friend & brother Abba Kyari, Chief of Staff to Pres. Buhari has tested positive to Covid 19. I sincerely & honestly wish him well & pray for a quick recovery for him just as I do for all other Nigerians that have tested positive, including @atiku’s son,” he wrote.
There are now 40 confirmed cases of the virus in Nigeria with one death.