Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu is currently responding to medical treatment after contracting the coronavirus.
The state commissioner of health, Akin Abayomi gave the update on the governor’s health in a series of tweets on Tuesday.
Last week, Sanwo-Olu went into self-isolation after one of his close aides tested positive for COVID-19 and was subsequently, confirmed positive following a test conducted.
According to Abayomi, the governor’s health is improving.
“We wish to inform the general public that the health condition of our Incident Commander, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu is improving.
“All tests conducted on him recently indicate no signs of adverse impact of the COVID19 infection. “We are indeed optimistic Mr. Governor will soon be free of the virus and fully back on the beat to steer the ship of our dear State.
“Our thoughts, prayers and well-wishes are with our Governor at this time. We wish him full recovery soonest. “We wish to again reassure Lagos residents of our continued dedication to the fight against COVID19,” Abayomi’s tweets read.
The commissioner also urged residents to remain vigilant and compliant to safety measures in order to avoid COVID-19 infection.