Lagos Health Commissioner, Akin Abayomi Beats COVID-19

The state’s commissioner of information, Gbenga Omotoso, in a statement on Sunday said Abayomi would return to work gradually.

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi / Photo credit: BBC
The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi / Photo credit: BBC

The commissioner of health in Lagos, Professor Akin Abayomi, has recovered from COVID-19 after testing negative over the weekend.

The state’s commissioner of information, Gbenga Omotoso, in a statement on Sunday said Abayomi would return to work gradually.

He said, “It is with gratitude to God that I announce the recovery and subsequent negative test for COVID-19 of the honourable commissioner for health, Akin Abayomi. Following the mandatory isolation, the commissioner retook a COVID-19 PCR test which returned negative yesterday evening.

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“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.”

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