Atiku, on his verified Twitter page, late Sunday night confirmed that his son had tested positive for Coronavirus.
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Atiku didn’t give the name of his son that contracted the virus but he confirmed that the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, had been duly informed.
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He, however, called on Nigerians to pray for his son’s quick recovery.
“My son has tested positive to the #coronavirus. Nigeria’s Centre for Disease Control has been duly informed, and he has been moved to Gwagwalada Specialist Teaching Hospital in Abuja for treatment and management.
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“I will appreciate it if you have him in your prayers. Stay safe, coronavirus is real,” Atiku tweeted.
However, in a message of strength to the 2019 Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, Aisha Buhari said: “Your Excellency, It’s with deep sense of concern that I extend my sincere prayers towards the quick recovery of your dear son. Allah renu en Amin.”