Nigerian investigative journalist, Kemi Olunloyo has revealed that a high ranking member of President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet has passed away of coronavirus complications.
Olunloyo made the announcement via Twitter on Thursday, April 2, 2020, where she insisted that the job of revealing the victims identity will be left to be divulged by relevant authorities.
She wrote: “A HIGH RANKING member of President Buhari’s Cabinet has DIED of #CoronaVirus #Covid9 complications.
I will give the feds the honor of announcing it. U cannot hide it like Yar’Adua. I’m not telling because I value NATIONAL SECURITY OF NIGERIA.”
See her post:
#BREAKING🇳🇬 A HIGH RANKING member of President Buhari's Cabinet has DIED ⚰️of #CoronaVirus #Covid9🆘☠️😷 complications. I will give the feds the honor of announcing it. U cannot hide it like Yar'Adua. I'm not telling because I value NATIONAL SECURITY OF NIGERIA#drkemiolunloyo pic.twitter.com/33PxBU4edk
— #DrKemiOlunloyo Pharm.D💊😷🇳🇬 (@KemiOlunloyo) April 2, 2020
The only top member of Buhari’s cabinet who has been reported to have the virus is his Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, so this begs to wonder who she might be referring to as there were speculations he was flown out for treatment after being transferred to Lagos following his positive test result..