Lagos Health Commissioner Test Positive For COVID-19

Lagos Commissioner for Health Professor Akin Abayomi has tested positive for coronavirus. Commissioner for Information and Strategy Gbenga Omotoso announced this on Monday via Twitter. He said: “Subsequent to close contact with persons feeling unwell and testing positive for the COVID-19 infection, the Honourable Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi, has tested positive for the virus. Professor Abayomi became aware of his status following the required testing protocol of contact tracing procedures. “However, he is doing well with no symptoms “Adhering to the protocol of the home-based strategy in Lagos…

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DPO Yahaya Adeshina Who Allegedly Killed Sergeant Onalaja Onajide Of Lagos Police Command Has Been Arrested And Detained For Further Investigation

The Divisional Police Officer of Ilemba Hausa Division, Yahaya Adeshina has been arrested and detained by the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly killing a sergeant attached to his division.   Bala Elkana, the police spokesperson, said this in a statement released on Thursday that Mr Adeshina is being investigated by the State Criminal Investigation Department, (SCID).   Sergeant Onalaja Onajide was killed during a shooting incident at the division on May 10, while the DPO was said to have also sustained injuries in the shoot out.   According to…

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Sanwo-Olu Swear-In 8 New Judges In Lagos State

Sanwo-Olu Swear-In 8 New Judges In Lagos State.   To deepen the dispensation of justice in our state, today, I swore-in eight new Judges to strengthen our High Court following their confirmation by the National Judicial Council, the Executive Governor of Lagos State announced.   Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu stated; “On behalf of the government and people of Lagos, I say hearty congratulations to:   Hon. Justice Dorcas Taiwo Olatokun, Hon. Justice Yhaqub Gbadebo Oshoala, Hon. Justice Omotola Ibironke Oguntade, Hon. Justice Olufunke Sule-Amzat, Hon. Justice Dr. Rasul Oriyomi Olukolu, Hon.…

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Lagos State Testing Capacity Is Currently At 850 Per Day

-YOMMY is. Testing Capacity For Lagos Currently At 850 Daily -Governor Sanwo-Olu   The Lagos State Government has revealed that the current lab testing capacity for the state is 850 persons per day.   This was revealed today, the 9th of May, 2020 in a briefing.   The Governor however, added that the testing capacity has the probability to be expanded to 1,500 to 2,000 daily with the available proficiency of sufficient extraction kits.   In his words; “Our combined lab capacity is at about 850 tests daily. “This is…

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Take Responsibility Or Lockdown Easing Will Be Reviewed, Sanwo-Olu Warns

Sanwo-Olu warns Lagosians to ‘Take Responsibility’ Or COVID-19 Lockdown Easing Will Be Reviewed.   The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has threatened that the residents of Lagos State must take responsibility and obey social distancing measures or the government will review easing of the COVID-19 lockdown currently being implemented.   This announcement was made during a briefing at Lagos State house in Marina, today, the 9th of May, 2020. In his words; “The gradual easing of this lockdown is dependent upon the compliance of each and every one of…

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Hydroxychloroquine Trial May Commence In The Coming Week As Statistics Reveal An Estimated 120,000 Cases For Lagos State In July

Lagos Projects 120,000 COVID-19 Cases By July.     News has it that the number of COVID-19 cases in Lagos may rise to 120,000 by July.   This was revealed by Professor Akin Abayomi, the State’s Commissioner for Health on Friday, the 8th of May, 2020 during a press briefing.   He said the prediction is based on the government prototype following the reported cases documented in one day.   The COVID-19 cases in Lagos surged by 183 as at Thursday, the 8th of May, 2020. This according to record…

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10 People At The Government House, Marina, Lagos Have Tested Positive To COVID-19

10 persons have tested positive to the deadly COVID-19 at the Lagos State House in Marina on Thursday. The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Mr. Akin Abayomi made  this confirmation. He however stated that the governor and his wife tested negative to the virus. The Lagos State House is the official residence of the Executive Governor of Lagos State. Details of the positive individuals were not disclosed, but the Commissioner said they are “associated” with the state house. He disclosed as follows; “I am glad to announce that COVID-19 Incident…

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More Than 2,300 Violators Arrested And Prosecuted Amid COVID-19 Lockdown In Lagos

-YOMMY AYILARA. Over 2,300 Violators Arrested Amid COVID-19 Lockdown In Lagos.   The police in Lagos have arrested over 2, 300 people for violating the COVID-19 lockdown in the state.   According to a statement issued on Sunday by the Police Public Relations Officer, Bala Elkana, 2,092 vehicles including 1,535 motorcycles and 369 tricycles were impounded as precautionary steps aimed at curtailing the spread of the virus.   According to him, the arrest follows the regulations put in place by the state government and the presidential mandates on the ending…

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Civil Servants On Grade Level 15 And Above To Resume Work Today

-YOMMY AYILARA.   Civil Servants On Grade Level 15 And Above To Resume Work On Tuesday -LASG   All state civil servants from grade level 15 and above are to resume work on Tuesday, the 5th of May, 2020 according to the Lagos State Government.   The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, gave the order on Sunday during a press conference as the commercial city begins the easing of the COVID-19 lockdown on Monday.   According to Governor Sanwo-Olu, while the affected workers will resume duties, workers below grade level…

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Sanwo-olu Speaks About #EasingTheLockdown in Lagos State

This information was shared midnight 29th April 2020 in 2 consecutive posts through the social media handles of the Executive Governor of Lagos State, Governor Babajide Sanwo-olu. The post talks about the expectations from the people while the lockdown begins to ease as well as enforcement measures in place to moderate the process. See release statement below; “Dear Lagosians, to begin my update on our phased plan for #EasingTheLockdown, I start with some good news. Today, we discharged 49 patients from our isolation facilities after they tested negative twice to…

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