Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos state has tested positive for coronavirus.
The State’s commissioner for health, Professor Akin Abayomi announced this on Saturday.
The governor had gone into isolation on Friday following contact with persons infected with the virus.
Giving an update in a statement on Saturday night, Abayomi said the governor was being treated at home by medical experts in the state.
The statement titled, “Sanwo-Olu undergoes COVID-19 treatment’, read, “Following Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s exposure to a confirmed case of COVID19, a PCR test performed yesterday the 11th of December has confirmed that he has indeed been infected with the virus which is supported by mild symptoms and fatigue typical of a mild case of COVID-19
“Mr Governor is receiving treatment and is being closely monitored at home by the very experienced State #COVID19 clinical team from IDH Yaba.
Other Governors who had tested positive for the virus and recovered include the Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi; Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu; Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed; Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State, amongst others.