- Lagos state commissioner for health Akin Abayomi has advised African Magic Viewers Choice Awards attendees to self-isolate
- The commissioner told them to also call the coronavirus hotline if they show any symptoms
- Abayomi said it is possible that the attendees of the award show may have come in contact with a person confirmed to have the virus
Akin Abayomi, the Lagos state commissioner for health Akin Abayomi has announced that attendees of the African Magic Viewers Choice Awards 2020 may have come in contact with someone who has been confirmed to have coronavirus.
The commissioner advised the award show attendees to self-isolate. Abayomi called on the attendees to call the coronavirus hotlines if they have symptoms.
In his tweet, the commissioner for health said some of the attendees have most likely been exposed to the infection.
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Recall that Legit.ng had reported that controversial Nigerian media personality, Kemi Olunloyo, took to social media to speak on the coronavirus pandemic.
She alleged that a big Nigerian celebrity who had already tested positive for the virus attended the award show that took place on Saturday, March 14.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier published that it was reported online that a man who recently returned from the United Kingdom might be ill with coronavirus. The report shared by a Twitter user identified as Ifeoma Chukwuogo said the man refused to get tested.
Chukwuogo noted that the man also attended the 2020 African Magic Viewer's Choice Award and he interacted with people.
In a recent post on Instagram, a documentary photographer identified as Seun O has revealed that he is the man Chukwuogo was talking about in his post. He noted that he has finally gotten tested for the virus and the report would be out soon.
According to a post shared on his story, the man explained that he was feeling unwell on Sunday, March 15, after the AMVCA and he opened up to a friend about it. He said he has been indoors ever since then and he is no longer feeling unwell.
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