COVID-19: FCT Minister tests negative

The Minister of State for the Federal Capital Territory, Ramatu Aliyu, who had earlier gone on self-isolation in line with the protocols of the National Centre for Disease Control, has tested negative to COVID-19.
Aliyu made this known on her verified personal Twitter handle on Thursday in Abuja.
She tweeted: “Dear compatriots, I am glad to inform you that my results came out this afternoon. I tested negative to #COVID-19.
“Please stay safe and take every precautionary measures as outlined by @NCDC.gov. Together, we are stronger.”
She implored FCT residents to take all possible precautions not just for themselves, but also for their loved ones.
“Please don’t panick. As a nation, we shall come out of this stronger and better,” Aliyu said.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the minister had gone on self-isolation and subsequently gave her sample for laboratory test for COVID-19.
Aliyu said she went into self-isolation since Tuesday evening “because I was in contact with people who tested positive for Coronavirus”.