The Lagos Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi on Monday said he is responding positively to treatment.
In a series of tweets on his Twitter handle @ProfAkinAbayomi, the commissioner said he remains committed to discharging his duties to the state.
He tweeted: “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 continuing 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.”
Adding, he said “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.”
PUNCH HealthWise had reported that the commissioner tested positive for coronavirus.
The Lagos Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotoso, made this known in a press statement on Monday.
Source: PUNCH HealthWise