Following the Covid-19 positive status of one of his close aides, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu will be proceeding on self-isolation and remain so, until his negative status is confirmed.
A statenent on Friday night by Commissioner for Health Professor Akin Abayomi said the aide tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday.
The statement reads: “Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu (@jidesanwoolu) will go into self-isolation immediately, after one of his close aides tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday (10th of December).
“Mr Governor and other members of his team will be tested by the Lagos State biobank today but will remain in isolation until the results of the tests are available.
“We are seeing slightly increasing number of COVID-19 positive cases in clusters in Lagos and all Lagosians should adhere to the prescribed advisories of safe distancing, good hand and respiratory hygiene and avoidance of unnecessary gatherings.
“This is not the first time Mr. Governor is having the COVID-19 test. He has had at least three since May when he announced that 10 of his aides had tested positive for the virus.”