Nigeria Lagos States Commissioner For Health, Professor. Akin Abayomi has refuted the report claiming he tested positive of coronavirus.
He further urges people of the state and Nigerians to discharge the reports, which he described as fake and misleading.
In a series of his tweets, Hon. Akin Abayomi said the reports were circulated to create panic and unnecessary anxiety among the good people of Lagos state.
He tweeted: “#COVID19Lagos News Alert Speaker with three sound waves.
“I at this moment implore that the general public should disregard the fake and misleading news going round in the media to the effect that I have tested positive to Coronavirus infection.”
“Since the news, it has been calculated to be causing panic and unnecessary anxiety amongst the populace.”
“So, I, therefore, urge the general public to disregard any news on Coronavirus that does not come from Official Communication Channels and other Verifiable sources.”
“He encouraged remaining vigilant and continuing to play as responsible citizens in curtailing the spread of the deadly virus in our various communities.”