Billionaire businessman and Africa’s wealthiest person, Aliko Dangote has taken to his verified Twitter handle to announce the result of the coronavirus test he underwent.
Dangote’s status had been a concern to many Nigerians over suspicion that he had contact with some governors and the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, who tested positive.
Taking to Twitter on Sunday, Dangote tweeted, “The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly disrupted modern society, affecting our collective health and well-being.
“As a global citizen and business leader, I took the COVID-19 test and the result came back NEGATIVE.
“Coalition Against COVID-19 is an initiative that I am leading with other private sector leaders&our common goal is to support ongoing Government initiatives with our resources in the fight against COVID-19.
“We are in this together and I am optimistic we will overcome.”