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Buhari needs no face mask to receive visitors – Presidency

Buhari needs no face mask to receive visitors - Presidency

The presidency has given reasons why President Muhammadu Buhari does not wear face masks when he receives visitors in his office. The use of face mask is key in this pandemic time but there is certain exception to its usage according to the presidency.

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Lauretta Onochie, one of President Buhari’s social media aide, she noted that President Buhari is not breaking the rules for not wearing facemasks in his safe environment. Saying that the nose mask is not necessary when one is in a safe environment since there is no way one can be infected since the environment is calm and safe.

The essence of the nose mask is to prevent one from contracting or spreading the virus and since the president is pandemic free, then why the nose mask in his office?

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In a tweet she shared on Saturday, she said “expert medical protocol is that if you are in your safe environment, you do not wear a mask.

She said that it is imperative for the visitors of the president to be on nose mask so as not to drop droplets behind at the villa.

“Those visiting you must wear masks to ensure they leave no droplets in your environment.

“Wearing of masks is mostly to protect people around us.”

 

Author Since: May 17, 2017

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