“Daura, 79, was said to have been flown in a private jet to the UK on Wednesday after exhibiting respiratory difficulties with symptoms similar to coronavirus since last Friday,” the report read.
Daura made the trip at a time the ban imposed on international flights as one of the ways of curtailing further spread of COVID-19 in Nigeria has not been lifted.
The President’s wife, Aisha Buhari, had also defied the ban and reportedly flown to the United Arab Emirates for treatment.
Daura came under widespread criticisms had recently been in the spotlight after he said that zoning of the Presidency in Nigeria should be jettisoned for competence.
Speaking with the BBC Hausa, he said the zoning formula had failed Nigeria and should be abandoned.
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