President Yomi Osinbajo speaks against Police Harassment, Extra Judicial Killings and need for the senior police officers to curtail the excesses. Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo has tested negative for coronavirus. Yemi Osinbajo had gone into self-isolation in accordance with the “protocols” of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, following his interaction with the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Abba Kyari.

His test result was announced in a tweet by Senator Babafemi Ojudu, Special Adviser to the President of Nigeria on Political Matters. “Vice President Yemi Osinbajo tested negative,” he tweeted on Wednesday morning.

Mr Laolu Akande, Senior Special Assistant, Media and Publicity to the Vice President had on Tuesday disclosed that Prof. Osinbajo has begun social distancing and self-isolation. “VP Osinbajo yesterday at the office conducted his meetings via video conferencing while observing social distancing.

“Today, he continues his work from the home office, as he is in self-isolation in accordance with NCDC protocols,” he tweeted Tuesday evening.

As at Wednesday morning, the total number of confirmed cases in Nigeria had swelled to 46 following the announcement of two new cases in Osun and Lagos by NCDC.