- Gboyega Akosile, the Lagos state governor's chief press secretary, has recovered from COVID-19
- Governor Sanwo-Olu’s spokesman along with his wife and driver who previously had the disease have now tested negative for the virus
- Akosile while narrating his ordeal, urged residents to obey all safety measures put in place as COVID-19 is not a hoax
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Following a month-long battle with coronavirus, the chief press secretary to the governor of Lagos state, Gboyega Akosile, and his wife have recovered from COVID-19.
Akosile disclosed this in a post titled "Back on the beat after defeating COVID-19" and shared on his social media platforms on Thursday, August 6.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu's spokesman who resumed on Wednesday, August 5, said he tested positive on Sunday, July 5, after treating malaria but did not get better.
Akosile said he began feeling feverish on Wednesday, July 1, and took anti-malaria drugs. But when his health got worse he went with his family to get tested for coronavirus at the Yaba Infectious Diseases Hospital.
He went on to note that his wife and driver also tested positive for the deadly virus. Akosile also narrated how his wife's condition deteriorated while they were receiving treatment at home.
The governor’s aide said she had to be moved to Onikan isolation centre where she battled the virus for over a month.
He also noted that his driver who is asymptomatic was not ill and showed no signs of COVID-19.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that Delta state governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, his wife and daughter who previously tested positive for COVID-19 have all recovered from the disease.
The governor made the disclosure on Tuesday, July 14, on his official twitter handle.
"My wife, my daughter and I have tested negative for COVID 19, along with other members of the family. We give God all praise and wish to appreciate all who have interceded for us in prayers,” he tweeted.
In other news, Alhaji Adisa Logun, the chief of staff to Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara state, was reported dead on Tuesday, July 7, amid the deadly coronavirus pandemic.
Logun's sudden death was announced and confirmed by the special assistant to Governor Abdulrazaq on new media, Fafoluyi Olayinka.
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