BY TAIWO OGUNMOLA-OMILANI
Lagos State Commissioner of Health, Professor Akin Abayomi has debunked social media reports that he tested positive to coronavirus.
The commissioner described the news on his twitter handle on Friday as fake, urged Lagosians to disregard the news.
According to him, I hereby implore the general public to disregard the fake and misleading news circulating in the media to the effect that I have tested positive to #COVID19 infection.
“It is evident that the fake news is calculated at causing panic and unnecessary anxiety amongst the populace.
“I therefore urge the public to disregard any news on #COVID19 that does not emanate from @followslasg official communication channels and other verifiable sources.
” Remain vigilant and continue to play your part as responsible citizens in curtailing the spread of #COVID19 in our communities.