The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has disclosed that an aide to President Muhammadu Buhari has tested positive for the coronavirus disease.
Ehanire, who said this on Thursday at a press briefing in Abuja, stated that the aide was already undergoing treatment.
Earlier in the week, there were reports that Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, had tested positive to COVID-19 while President Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo tested negative.
Nigeria was reported to have 51 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and one death.
The global death toll has passed the 20,000 mark.