The Health Commissioner for Lagos state, Prof. Akin Abayomi has confirmed his recovery from the COVID-19 disease after nine days in isolation.
Prof. Abayomi shared the news of his recovery with followers on his verified Twitter handle on Monday afternoon. He wrote:
“With a deep sense of appreciation to God Almighty, I share with you the good news of my testing negative to #COVID19 infection after 9 days of isolation and treatment.
I am indeed gratefull to #COVID19 Lagos Incident Commander and Governor of Lagos @jidesanwoolu and the entire members of the Executive Council of Lagos for the overwhelming support and outpouring of love throughout the period of my isolation and treatment.
“I am most grateful to my colleagues in Nigeria and in the Diaspora for the inspiring messages and fervent prayers.
“To the amazing people of Lagos, I wish to express my sincere appreciation for the prayers and show of love. Encouraging messages from well wishers sped up my recovery process and made my #COVID19 experience less challenging.
“I am also grateful to GOD for the tremendous progress we are making in the fight against the spread of #COVID19 in Lagos am glad the numbers of infections are declining by the day.
“I therefore urge us all to keep observing necessary #COVID19 regulations in public spaces and remain vigilant at home.
“I wish to assure you all that I am back, better and bouncing. Together we shall win the fight against #COVID19 by doing the right! Lets #TakeResponsibility #ForGreaterLagos!