President Muhammdu Buhari of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and his entourage who accompanied him to London have isolates themselves after returning from London on Friday, in a bid to respect the guidelines set for overseas travels to avoid the possible spread of COVID-19.
Buhari was in London to attend the World Summit on Education.
Buhari’s spokesman, Malam Garba Shehu, on Sunday Said that the president and his delegation had taken the initiative in accordance with the guidelines set by the National Center for Disease Control (NCDC) for anyone traveling abroad.
The NCDC urges anyone traveling to foreign countries to isolate themselves for a period of time before engaging in public contact to avoid the possible spread of COVID-19.
Following the summit, the Nigerian president, who left for the UK on July 26, also stopped to see his doctors for a check-up, later met with infected Staff of Nigerian embassy in London.
On Friday, August 13, the Nigerian president returned to Nigeria
The Nigerian embassy in London was closed last weekend after two staff became infected with COVID-19.
The office will be closed for ten days as stipulated by the British authorities.
Among the government officials the president took to London were Nigerian Foreign Minister Geoferry Onyeama, Minister of State for Education Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, Director-General of the National Intelligence Service, Ambassador Ahmed Rufai Abubakar and his advisor. national security Major-General Babagana Munguno retired.