Lagos Commissioner for Health Professor Akin Abayomi has tested positive for coronavirus.
Abayomi announced this on Monday via his Twitter handle, saying he will be under going treatment from home.
“With utmost sense of responsibility, I am obliged to make it known to the general public that I have tested positive to #COVID19.
“Consequently, I have proceeded on a 14 days self- isolation and treatment at home.
“Nevertheless, I remain committed to continue to discharge my duties as the Commissioner for Health and Deputy Incident Commander for #COVID19 responses in Lagos State.
“I am extremely enthusiastic and hopeful of overcoming this phase of our collective fight against #COVID19.
“I have the full support of the Incident Commander and Governor of Lagos State @jidesanwoolu, the entire Cabinet of the Government of Lagos State as well as my team @LSMOH to put this behind as soon as possible.
“I wish to however assure you all that my family members and I are fine and are responding positively to treatment.
“Let’s us continue to #Maskup and maintain #PhysicalDistancing as well as other established protocols for #COVID19 prevention as appropriate.
“Let’s #TakeResponsibility #ForAGreaterLagos.
Thank you for your prayers and well wishes. I assure you that I am obeying doctors orders”.