Lagos Commissioner For Health Recovers From COVID-19, Tests Negative
Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof Akin Abayomi has been reported to have recovered from COVID-19 as announced by Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Gbenga Omotoso that he has tested negative to the novel Coronavirus pandemic.
It is with gratitude to God that I announce the recovery and subsequent negative test for COVID-19 of the Honorable Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi.
Following the mandatory isolation, the Commissioner retook a COVID-19 PCR test which returned negative yesterday evening.
Professor Abayomi is very grateful and humbled by the deep concern shown and expressed by Executive Council members, civil servants, Lagos residents, Nigerians, both locally and in the diaspora, through prayers, messages, phone calls and gifts.
He will be returning to his full duties gradually and remains resolute in delivering the mandate of Mr. Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, whom he says stood by him steadfastly in these trying times and is very appreciative of.
Governor Sanwo-Olu, the Incident Commander, is excited by the news and urges Lagosians to realise that COVID-19 is still with us; they should keep obeying the guidelines- watching their hands, wearing face masks and avoiding large gatherings, among others.
Commissioner for Information and Strategy