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Covid-19: Obasanjo Donates His 32-Rooms Property To Ogun State Government As Isolation Center

Valentine Chinyem

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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has donated his former residence at the presidential hilltop in Abeokuta, Ogun state, to the state government, be used as isolation centre for the coronavirus pandemic.

This was made known in a statement issued on Friday by his media aide, Kehinde Akinyemi.

The facility, located off the Presidential Boulevard, Oke Sari, Abeokuta, has 32 rooms en suite, with a standby generator.

He said the 32-room facility has been handed over to the state government.

The aide said Obasanjo is concerned about the pandemic, adding that “those who can in one way or another assist in this situation should do so”.

The Governor Dapo Abiodun also thanked the former president for his benevolence towards the people of the state and Niegrians at large.

Ogun currently has 3 cases of Coronavirus, with a total of 97 cases in Nigeria.

Only one death has however been recorded in the country.