Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, is now much better in isolation and is getting ready tro resume his official duties.
Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Gboyega Akosile, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, disclosed this in a statement on Monday titled, ‘Update on COVID-19 status of the Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwoolu’.
According to Akosile, “I am happy to inform you that the Governor of Lagos, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, is much better. He is, however, still in isolation and receiving home-based care.
“We are waiting for a complete clearance of the virus so that Mr Governor can resume public activities.
“We wish to thank Lagos residents and the general public for their prayers and well wishes for our dear Governor and Lagos State COVID-19 Incident Commander.”
State Commissioner for Health, Prof Akin Abayomi, had on December 12 announced that Governor Sanwo-Olu tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
Other governors who had tested positive for the virus and recovered include the Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi; Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu; Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed; Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State, amongst others.
Lagos, which is one of the epicentres of coronavirus management in Nigeria, has recorded over 26,000 infections and more than 200 associated deaths since the outbreak of the virus in the country.
The state government last week returned COVID-19 protocols at religious centres and also banned a number of social places from holding gatherings as the country battled the second wave of the pandemic.