A total of 10 persons associated with the State House in the Marina area of Lagos State have tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
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This was disclosed by Professor Akin Abayomi, the Lagos State Commissioner for Health, in a series of posts on Twitter on Thursday.
“However, 10 persons associated with Lagos State House in Marina have tested positive to COVID-19,” he tweeted.
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Abayomi, however, revealed that Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Governor of Lagos State, and Joke, his wife, both tested negative after three tests conducted on them.
“I am glad to announce that #COVID19 Incident Commander Governor of Lagos State @jidesanwoolu and the First Lady of Lagos @jokesanwoolu have consistently tested negative to #COVID19 following three consecutive tests conducted on them recently,” he tweeted.
The commissioner called on Lagosians to observe the precautionary measures such as social distancing, washing of hands with soaps, and use of hand sanitizers.
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“On behalf of @followlasg, I, therefore, implore you all to continue to embrace the #MaskUpLagos initiative and observe all precautionary measures such as physical distancing, hand washing and other personal hygiene.
“All directives on easing lockdown in Lagos State remain in force.
It is our collective responsibility to do all we can to stop the spread of #COVID19,” Abayomi tweeted.