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Nigerians React To Atiku’s Son Contracting Coronavirus



Nigerians React To Atiku's Son Contracting Coronavirus

Nigerians have reacted to the news of Atiku’s son contracting coronavirus.

NewsOne Nigeria reports that Atiku Abubakar, a former Vice President of Nigeria and 2019 Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) disclosed this in a tweet on the micro-blogging site, Twitter on Sunday night, March 22.

The former presidential candidate said the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has been duly informed and that his son has been moved to Gwagwalada Specialist Teaching Hospital in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital for treatment and management.

Atiku tweeted: “My son has tested positive to coronavirus. @NCDCGov 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,” the tweet read.

Moments after the news broke, Nigerians took to the micro-blogging site, Twitter to react to the news, with most of them praying for the quick recovery of Atiku’sson while others expressed fear over the deadly coronavirus.

NewsOne Nigeria captured some of the reactions below…

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