*Atuku was former Vice to former President Olusegun Obasanjo
Former Vice President and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has announced that his son who recently came back from the United Kingdom has tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19).
The politician made his known through his verified Twitter handle at the weekend where he tweeted, “My son has tested positive for coronavirus.” According to him, his son has accordingly been moved to the Gwagwalada Specialist Teaching Hospital in Abuja for treatment.
Atiku further said in the tweet, which was reported by Channels Television that, “The @NCDCGov, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has been duly informed, and he has been moved to Gwagwalada Specialist Teaching Hospital in Abuja for treatment and management. I will appreciate it if you have him in your prayers. Stay safe, coronavirus is real.”