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Commissioner for Agriculture, Prince Gbolahan Lawal
The deceased was said to have underlying medical conditions- multiple myeloma & diabetes, and was undergoing chemotherapy.
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Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, giving an update on the Coronavirus pandemic during a media briefing at Lagos House, Marina, on Sunday, March 20, 2020. With him (L-R): Commissioner for Home Affairs, Prince Anofiu Elegushi; Chief of Staff to the Governor, Mr. Tayo Ayinde; Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat; Head of Service, Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola; Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Gbenga Omotoso and the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, Dr. Olusegun Ogboye.
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The government stated further that the closure was not intended to create panic, but to arrest the spread of the disease, which had become a global threat.
“The incident command centre, headed by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, will continue to trace all contacts of the identified cases and encourage anyone who has information about suspected cases to report to the nearest hospital or call the emergency telephone numbers: 08023169485, 08033565529, 08052817243 and 08023401214,” the statement added.
The decision was part of a five point communique issued at the end of a meeting between the Commissioner for Home Affairs, Prince Olanrewaju Elegushi and representatives of the Lagos State chapter of the Nigeria Interreligious Council, NIREC, in Alausa Ikeja.
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