The First Lady, Aisha Buhari, has directed the immediate shutdown of her office for two weeks as part of preventive measures against the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Aisha, who gave the directive in a statement signed by her Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mr Aliyu Abdullahi, urged her staff to work from home during this period.

”I have directed the shutdown of my office for two weeks with immediate effect while essential staff can work from home as a result of some Staff who recently returned from the UK.

”Let’s keep adhering to the advice of the Federal Ministry of Health and NCDC which encourages maintaining social distancing, high hygiene culture through regular washing of hands with soaps and sanitisers.

”Let’s adopt preventive measures and ensure the safety of our families and the general public,” she said.

She further advised parents to take necessary measures to prevent their children from the spread of Coronavirus.

”I urge all parents to do the same if possible because prevention is better than cure,” she said.
News recalls that Aisha Buhari had earlier announced on her Twitter handle that one of her daughters who just returned from the United Kingdom is currently on self isolation.

”Based on the advice of the Hon. Minister Of Health, Presidential Task force on COVID-19 and that of NCDC, she is on self isolation, not because she displayed any symptoms of the virus,″ she said.

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