The personal assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on social media, Lauretta Onochie, has clarified Buhari that he is not a rules breaker as many Nigerians have accused Mr President of not using nose mask at Aso Rock.
“President Muhammadu Buhari is not breaking rules. According to Medical protocol, which says that if you are in your safe environment, you don’t need to wear a mask as those visiting you MUST wear masks to ensure they leave no droplets in your environment.
“However, wearing of masks is mostly to protect people around us”, Onochie explained.
Recap that Nigerians voiced out over no use of nose mask by Mr President as many claimed that he is to be a good example to the fellow citizens as the number citizen of the country, Nigeria.
Following Onochie’s clarification, some added that they have never seen where Trump, French President, Swedish PM wear a mask as mask-wearing in one’s safety environment isn’t necessary only those coming to visit must put on a mask.
“Beyond that @Lauresta, world leaders except Chinese President don’t wear a face mask whenever they are within their seat of power. This is a show of strength over and above covid-19. We challenge anyone to show us a picture of any world leader wearing a face mask while at home”, the tweets challenged.