On the night of 22nd March 2020, former vice president and 2019 Presidential Candidate for PDP, Atiku Abubakar announced that one of his sons has tested positive for the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
While revealing this through his verified Twitter account on Sunday night, the former vice president disclosed that his son has been transferred to the Gwagwalada Specialist Teaching Hospital in Abuja for isolation and treatment. He did not mention the name of the son.
The tweet from Atiku reads: “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.