At least 10 persons at the Lagos state government house in Marina have tested positive for COVID-19.
Akin Abayomi, commissioner for health, broke the news in two tweets on Thursday afternoon.
Abayomi said the development made Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the governor, and Joke, his wife, to undergo another test for the disease. He said the results came back negative.
The sample of Sanwo-Olu and his wife had been tested after governors were advised to go for test following their exposure to COVID-19 patients.
“I am glad to announce that #COVID19 Incident Commander Governor of Lagos State @jidesanwoolu and the First Lady of Lagos
@jokesanwoolu have consistently tested negative to #COVID19 following three consecutive tests conducted on them recently,” the tweet read.
“However, 10 persons associated with Lagos State House in Marina have tested positive to #COVID19. On behalf of @followlasg, I therefore implore you all to continue to embrace the #MaskUpLagos initiative and observe all precautionary measures.”