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COVID-19: Lagos Health Commissioner Speaks From Isolation


Lagos Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi, has stated that he remains committed to the fight against coronavirus (COVID-19).

He made this known in a statement on his official Twitter page on Monday.

Recall that the state Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotoso, had disclosed that Abayomi tested positive for COVID-19.

Abayomi expressed optimism that he will beat the coronavirus.

He urged residents of the state to continue to wear face masks, maintain physical distancing, as well as obey other established protocols for COVID-19 prevention.

“With the utmost sense of responsibility, I am obliged to make it known to the general public that I have tested positive to #COVID-19,” he wrote.

“Consequently, I have proceeded on 14 days self-isolation and treatment at home.

“Nevertheless, I remain committed to continuing to discharge my duties as the Commissioner for Health and Deputy Incident Commander for COVID-19 responses in Lagos State.

“I am extremely enthusiastic and hopeful of overcoming this phase of our collective fight against COVID-19.

“I wish to, however, assure you all that my family members and I are fine and are responding positively to treatment,” he wrote.

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