One of the sons of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has tested positive for the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19).
Abubakar revealed this on his verified Twitter handle late on Sunday night.
Abubakar, who had a few hours before then issued a statement calling on Nigerians to join forces in fighting the disease, however, did not mention the name of the son involved.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections said the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) had been informed and the son moved to Gwagwalada Specialist Hospital, Abuja for treatment.
He 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.”