Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has tested positive for the virus. Professor Abayomi.
A statement by Gbenga Omotoso, Commissioner for Information and Strategy said Prof. Abayomi became aware of his status following the required testing protocol of contact tracing procedures.
“However, he is doing well with no symptoms. Adhering to the protocol of the homebased strategy in Lagos State, the Honourable Commissioner will be isolating in his home for the next 14 days but will continue to discharge his duties both as the Deputy Incident Commander of the Incident Command System for COVID-19 and most especially, as the Honorable Commissioner for Health.
“Our prayers are with him and his family during his period of isolation,” the statement said.