The Lagos State Government on Monday announced that the State Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi, has tested positive for COVID-19.
According to statement signed by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Gbenga Omotoso, “Professor Abayomi became aware of his status following the required testing protocol of contact tracing procedures”.
Omotoso, however, stressed that Abayomi is doing well with no symptoms, adding that he will be adhering to the protocol of the home-based strategy in Lagos State by being in isolation in his home for the next 14 days.
Omotoso further added that Abayomi 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”, he said.