The Lagos Commissioner for Health Professor Akin Abayomi has tested positive for Covid-19.
In a statement made public on his official Twitter handle (@ProfAkinAbayomi) which reads ”With utmost sense of responsibility, I am obliged to make it known to the general public that I have tested positive to Covid-19. Consequently, I have proceeded on a 14 days self-isolation and treatment at home”.
He further added that ”I have the full support of the incident Commander and Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwoolu, the entire cabinet of the Government of Lagos State and the entire team at Lagos State Ministry of Health to put this behind as soon as possible”.
The Lagos State Commissioner for Information and Strategy stated in an official statement on Monday that the Commissioner for Health is doing well with no symptoms. He added that while Professor Akin Abayomi proceeds on 14 days self isolation in his home, he will continue to discharge his duties both as the Deputy Incident Commander of the Incident Command System for Covid-19 in the State and as the Honorable Commissioner for Health.386