Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Friday stated he had donated his former residence on the Presidential Hilltop, Abeokuta, Ogun State to be used as an Isolation Centre for victims of the brand new coronavirus illness.
Obasanjo, in a press release by his spokesman, Kehinde Akinyemi, stated the 32-room facility has been handed over to the Ogun state authorities for rapid takeover.
In keeping with Akinyemi’s assertion, Obasanjo was involved in regards to the pandemic.
“And I think those who can in one way or another assist in this situation should do so,” the assertion quoted the previous President as saying.
The power, situated off the Presidential Boulevard, Oke Sari, Abeokuta has every of the 32 rooms ensuite, with a standby generator.
On Friday night, the Nigeria Centre For Illness Management (NCDC) confirmed 5 new instances of the coronavirus in Nigeria, bringing the full to 70.
Internationally, greater than 400,000 folks have examined optimistic for the coronavirus and over 15,000 have died.