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Lagos Deputy Gov. Coronavirus Tests Result Out



The Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Dr Obafemi Hamzat, has tested negative for the deadly Coronavirus (COVID-19).

This was disclosed in a post on Twitter on Saturday by the Deputy Governor.

According to Dr Hamzat, test for COVID-19 was not a pleasant experience.

He, however, stated that as a leader it was important for him to do it so as not to be distracted from his role in this period of the pandemic.

Hamzat thanked all health workers and appealed to the residents of the state to play their role and ended the tweet with the hashtag #StayHomeSaveLives.

Naija News recalls that Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his wife, Joke Sanwo-Olu, had also tested negative for coronavirus.

This was disclosed by the state’s commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi while thanking Lagosians for their support.

He tweeted, “I am happy to announce that #COVID19Lagos Incident Commander, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu @jidesanwoolu, the First Lady of Lagos @jokesanwoolu and their immediate family members, as well as aides, have all tested negative to #COVID19.

“We thank Lagos residents for their concern and support. We urge all to maintain social distancing. Together we can defeat #COVID19!

Please stay safe #ForGreaterLagos.”

George Oshogwe Ogbolu is a Digital Media Strategist | Content Writer | Journalist | New Media Influencer | Proofreader and a Deputy Editor at Naija News.