Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Friday, donated his former residence at the Presidential Hilltop, Ogun State, as Isolation Centre.

He approved that the residence be used as an accommodation and treatment centre for victims of coronavirus.

Obasanjo said the multiple-room apartment has been handed over to the Ogun State Government for immediate take over.

His spokesman, Kehinde Akinyemi, confirmed in a statement in Abeokuta.

He noted that the former Nigerian leader was concerned about the spread of the disease.

“I think those who can in one way or another assist in this situation should do so,” Akinyemi quoted Obasanjo as saying.

The facility, located off the Presidential Boulevard, Oke Sari, Abeokuta, is 32-room ensuite, with a standby generator.

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