Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Tonye Cole in self-isolation after contact with coronavirus patient

Tonye Cole, Former Executive Director of Sahara Group, has self-isolated after being on the same flight with Nigeria’s third index case.

The 30-year-old female patient was confirmed to have returned on March 13 after a 10-day stay in London.

She arrived on BA 75 flight with Cole, who confirmed the development on in a tweet today. Cole noted that he has heeded Lagos State Government’s instruction to self-isolate.

“#workfromhome I was on the BA75 flight of the 13th from London on which a lady tested positive for #COVID19Lagos. We’ve been asked by LSMOH to #selfisolate. I’m grateful to
@NCDCgov for measures taken at airports to document all passengers coming into NIGERIA so we’re all safer,” he tweeted.