A file picture of the Senior Particular Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Garba Shehu.
Mr Garba Shehu has reacted to sure stories making the rounds concerning some individuals within the Presidency being barred from getting into the Aso Rock Villa.
Following the circumstances surrounding the loss of life of Abba Kyari, some individuals who attended the burial of the late chief of workers had been requested to distance themselves from Aso Rock.
Shedding gentle on the state of affairs, Mr Garba Shehu acknowledged that there’s nothing particular about folks being barred from getting into the villa after attending Abba Kyari’s funeral.
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The senior particular assistant on media and publicity to the president, mentioned on Sunday that the one purpose some high authorities officers had been denied entry to the presidential villa after they attended the burial was in step with pointers put in place by the Nigeria Centre for Illness Management (NCDC).
In response to a collection of tweets on Sunday, Mr Shehu mentioned the motion was a part of laws put in place to curb the unfold of COVID-19.
“There may be nothing extraordinary about these of us who attend Abba Kyari’s funeral being suggested to distance ourselves from the Villa.
“That is in step with the usual guidelines put in place by the Nationwide Heart for Illness Management, @NCDCgov and the Federal Ministry of Well being. You do this stuff to cease the unfold of #Coronavirus.
“For probably the most half, the Villa has operated digitally in the previous couple of weeks so there may be actually nothing new to this,” Garba Shehu acknowledged.
Mr Abba Kyari, the late chief of workers to President Muhammadu Buhari, died of problems from COVID-19 on Friday.
He was buried on Saturday at Gudu Cemetry in Abuja based on Islamic rites.