The governor of Lagos State Babajide Sanwo-Olu has tested positive to the coronavirus.
The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Mr Akin Abayomi, confirmed the news on Twitter on Saturday evening, December 12.
A part of the statement reads:
“Following Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s exposure to a confirmed case of COVID-19, a PCR test performed yesterday, the 11th of December, has confirmed that he has indeed been infected with the virus, which is supported by mild symptoms and fatigue typical of a mild case of COVID.”
Mr Abayomi revealed the governor is already on treatment and currently “doing well.”
He added in the statement:
“Mr Governor is receiving treatment and is being closely monitored at home by the very experienced State COVID-19 clinical team from IDH Yaba. Mr Sanwo-Olu is doing well on treatment and rest and we are confident that he will recover quickly and clear the virus.”