Tension As Biafra Leader Tests Positive To Coronavirus

The National President of the Biafra Nations Youth League (BNYL), Princewill Chimezie Richard has tested positive for COVID-19 or Coronavirus.

The group made this known in a statement on Monday by BNYL Press Secretary, Richard Dianabasi.

Dianabasi said the BNYL leader tested positive because he received his brother who returned from Sweden days ago "and who also tested positive at a quarantine unit in Lagos."

The Biafra group also accused President Muhammadu Buhari of doing a video record for national address, adding that it does not depict the character of a good leader.


Nigeria recorded another Coronavirus death on Monday. Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, made the disclosure at a media briefing on Monday.

"As of today, we have recorded 111 confirmed cases of COVID-19 or Coronavirus in Nigeria. Till date, 3 persons have been discharged after successful treatment. But sadly, another fatality was recorded over the weekend," he said.

The three fatalities include one American who died in Ekiti State. The global pandemic has killed over 32,000 worldwide.

Meanwhile, There is tension in Anambra State following the self Isolation of Governor Willie Obiano for the past eleven days over coronavirus.

Briefing reporters on Monday at the Government House in Awka, Secretary to the State, Prof Solo Chukwulobelu and the Chief of Staff, Chief Primus Odili, said Obiano had been on Isolation for the past eleven days over coronavirus symptoms.

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