Nigerian politicians in self-isolation over virus scare

A Nigerian man pushes a cart past the front of the Lagos Cathedral on Marina street in Nigeria's commercial capital city Lagos. – EPA pic, March 25, 2020.

SENIOR Nigerian politicians, including a number of state governors and the vice president, were in self-isolation today after coming into contact with two individuals infected with coronavirus.

Governor Godwin Obaseki of the southern state of Edo “has gone into self-isolation” and is undergoing a coronavirus test, his adviser, Crusoe Osagie, said in a statement.

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