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Lagos Health Commissioner, nollywood star Omotola recover from COVID-19



LAGOS State Health Commissioner, A kin Abayomi, ace Nigerian actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde and her children have all recovered from COVID-19 infection.

  In a statement by the Lagos State’s Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotoso, Abayomi who had been in self isolation following his testing positive for COVID-19 on August 24, has now tested negative.

  “It is with gratitude to God that I announce the recovery and subsequent negative test for COVID-19 of the Honorable Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi,” he said.

  “He will be returning to his full duties gradually and remains resolute in delivering the mandate of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, whom he says stood by him steadfastly in these trying times and is very appreciative of.”

  According to Omotoso, the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu was delighted with Abayomi’s recovery, as confirmed after his COVID-19 test came out negative on yesterday.

  “Governor Sanwo-Olu, the Incident Commander, is excited by the news and urges Lagosians to realise that COVID-19 is still with us; they should keep obeying the guidelines; washing their hands, wearing face masks and avoiding large gatherings, among others,” he said.

  “Professor Abayomi is very grateful and humbled by the deep concern shown and expressed by Executive Council members, civil servants, Lagos residents, Nigerians, both locally and in the diaspora, through prayers, messages, phone calls and gifts.”

  In a related development, actress, Omotola and her children have recovered from COVID-19, few weeks after they contracted the disease.

  Expressing her gratitude, Omotola said, “my kids and I are fine and COVID free now and I do not take the experience for granted at all,”

  The multi award winning actress through her Instagram page on Sunday thanked God, family and friends for their prayers, calls and messages.

  “I am grateful to God Almighty, the Lord of Lords for all He has done for my family and I. He is truly a dependable friend if you trust in Him,” she noted.

  Omotola had on August 15th, disclosed that she contracted the virus, infected her children, and gone into isolation.

  But the actress who is now free from the virus, went ahead to disclose the kind of lifestyle she adopted during her treatment, warning people to adopt safety protocols as COVID-19 is real.

  “If you still don’t believe this virus is real, I pray you don’t experience it to believe,” the actress said.

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