The Lagos State Government has stated that Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and other members of his team will remain in isolation till the results of their Covid-19 tests are available.
This was disclosed by the government via its Twitter handle on Friday.
The tweet explained that Governor Sanwo-Olu had to go into isolation immediately after he found out that one of his close aides had tested positive for Covid-19 on Thursday.
It tweeted, “Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu 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.”
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu will go into self-isolation immediately, after one of his close aides tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday (10th of December).@jidesanwoolu @drobafemihamzat @ProfAkinAbayomi @gbenga_omo @gboyegaakosile1 @LSMOH @Mr_JAGss#LASG pic.twitter.com/jcSflIM0i3
— The Lagos State Govt (@followlasg) December 11, 2020
What you should know
This is not the first time Mr. Governor is having the Covid-19 test. He has had it at least three since May, when he announced that 10 of his aides had tested positive for the virus.