Lagos Health Commissioner, Abayomi, Tests Positive for COVID-19

Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi

By Martins Ifijeh

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has tested positive for COVID-19.

Announcing this Monday, the Commissioner for Information, Gbenga Omotoso said the professor became aware of his status following the required testing protocol of contact tracing procedures.

He said: “Abayomi is doing well with no symptoms. Adhering to the protocol of the homebased strategy in Lagos State, he 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 commissioner for health.”

He called on Nigerians to pray for his quick recovery.