Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama has tested positive for coronavirus.
Onyeama confirmed the development in a tweet on Sunday.
He said his result came back positive after a fourth test, adding that he was on his way to an isolation center.
“Did my fourth COVID-19 test yesterday at the first sign of a throat irritation and unfortunately this time it came back positive. That is life! Win some, lose some.
“Heading for isolation in a health facility and praying for the best. #StayHomeSaveLives #COVID19 #PTFCOVID19.”
Nigeria currently has recorded over 36,000 cases and 778 deaths.