COVID-19: Lagos deputy gov confirms losing 37-year-old brother


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Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has paid a condolence visit to the family of his Deputy, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, over the loss of his brother.

Hamzat announced and shared a photo of the visit via his Twitter handle late Saturday night.

The deputy governor confirmed that Dr Haroun Hamzat died of COVID-19 complications aged 37-year-old.

Until his demise, Dr Haroun was a medical officer at the Lagos primary healthcare centre in Orile-Agege area of the state.

The deputy governor admonished Lagosians to protect themselves as COVID-19 does not respect anyone.

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The deputy governor wrote, “This week I lost my 37 years old younger brother, Dr. Haroun Hamzat to COVID-19.

“He was hardworking and well loved, helping a lot of patients at the Lagos primary healthcare centre in Orile, Agege.

“COVID-19 does not respect anyone and this second wave is affecting across age groups.

Lagos deputy gov - Dr Haroun Hamzat
Dr Haroun Hamzat

“I thank Mr. Governor for visiting my family today and we discussed some of the things the state is doing to ensure our healthcare infrastructure can adequately serve the state.

“The first line of defence lies with you. Protect your friends and family by following our guidelines.”

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