Dangote tests negative for coronavirus
Aliko Dangote, on Sunday, has said that he tested negative to coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Dangote announced this on his verified Twitter account.
He said: “As a global citizen and business leader, I took the COVID-19 test and the result came back NEGATIVE. The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly disrupted modern society, affecting our collective health and well-being.
“CACOVID (Coalition Against COVID-19) is an initiative that I am leading with other private sector leaders & our common goal is to support ongoing Government initiatives with our resources in the fight against Covid-19. We are in this together & I am optimistic we will overcome.”
As at the time of filing this report, based on the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Nigeria has 97 confirmed cases of the coronavirus.
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