Covid-19: Nigerian Ambassador to Germany,Hon Yusuf Tuggar Tested Negative
Nigerian Ambassador to Germany, Hon Yusuf Tuggar has tested negative for Covid-19.
Tuggar had hosted Chief of Staff Abba Kyari in Germany as well as the Bauch state governor,Bala Muhammed who signed series of mOUs with Germany groups and organisations.
Both later tested positive for the virus .
Tuggar disclosed his test result Saturday morning, noting that he indeed met the Chief of Staff last week in his office in Abuja to follow up on the agreement reached with Siemens during the German trip on enhancing power supply in Nigeria.
His words :
“I wish to inform you that I got my test results this morning and they were negative for COVID 19.
” I know some of you saw news stories saying I was with Chief of Staff Abba Kyari and Bauchi Gov Bala Mohd in Germany and therefore may be infected or that we were all infected there.
“What was not known is that I met with the COS last week Friday on the Presidential Power Initiative in his office in Abuja. This was not out of recklessness, but because of the importance of electricity in our current situation.
“The lack of electricity in Nigeria translates to the loss of thousands of and livelihood in Nigeria annually. I want to thank all that expressed personal concern during the period of uncertainty”,the Ambassador noted.