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01.10.2021 news Buhari Flouts COVID-19 Protocol to Launch ‘Largest Pictorial Book in the World’

Published 1st Oct, 2021

By Gabriel Ogunjobi

President Muhammadu Buhari has flouted the COVID-19 travel protocols on his return from the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, United States of America. 

According to the News Agency of Nigeria, the president ‘returned’ to Abuja, the nation’s capital on Sunday after a weeklong engagement and ought to self-isolate for seven days, in accordance with the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) guidelines for international travellers.

However, Buhari was seen at the State House Banquet Hall in Abuja on Friday evening unveiling “Discover Nigeria”, a pictorial book authored by Bayo Omoboriowo, the president’s official photographer.

Omoboriwo’s book has been certified by the Guinness Book of World Records as the largest Pictorial Book in the World.

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Although the president deemed it necessary to attend the book launch, he was absent at Wednesday’s Federal Executive Council Meeting, which was presided over by the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo.

In the past, the president had complied with the COVID-19 protocols. After his return from the United Kingdom in August, Buhari signed the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) into law during his work-from-home periods.

Published 1st Oct, 2021

By Gabriel Ogunjobi

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