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Lagos lawmakers go for COVID-19 tests, fumigate Assembly, one test negative

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Lagos lawmakers go for COVID-19 tests, fumigate Assembly, one test negative

The Lagos State House of Assembly has directed all lawmakers to go for COVID-19 test following the death of the Chairman, House Committee on Information, Strategy and Security, Tunde Braimoh.

The leadership of the Lagos State of Assembly on Sunday directed all legislators to go for the COVID-19 test due to the death of the Late. Hon. Tunde Braimoh that died of the virus complications a few days ago.

The deceased was the representative representing Kosofe Constituency II and up until his death has been very close to Late. Hon. Bayo Oshinowo who also died on June 15 of the coronavirus pandemic complications. Although there had been speculations that Braimoh contracted it from Pepperito but the family of the late senator has denied this when the news broke.

It was also gathered that the State House of Assembly has also been closed for fumigation to take place to further prevent the spread of the virus among the lawmakers.

Among the lawmakers who has submitted himself for test and get tested is the legislator representing Ifako-Ijaiye I constituency, Hon. Adewale Temitope Adedeji (ATA) whose result according to report come back negative.

The lawmaker representing Ifako Ijaiye, Temitope Adewale via his Facebook page on Tuesday, said he had gone for the test, adding his result returned negative.

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“As directed by the leadership of the Lagos State House of Assembly on Sunday, July 12, 2020, I went and submitted myself for the COVID-19 test, and I have gotten my result. The test result came out negative.

“To this end, it is our collective responsibility to be more careful and observe all the stipulated and given rules to help us prevent the transmission of this deadly virus,” ATA added.

ATA also made public the picture of him getting tested via his social media page and has further urged residents to wash their hands regularly, use sanitizer, avoid social gatherings, and wear face masks.

“Wash your hands for 30 seconds regularly, avoid social gatherings, maintain social distancing and at all times wear a face mask. The use of Hand sanitizers should become a habit and avoid touching your face and Nose”.

Hon. Adedeji Temitope Adewale getting tested for COVID19
Hon. Adedeji Temitope Adewale getting tested for COVID19

“I thank the great people of Ifako Ijaiye 01 for their love, support and care and I wish to state that I won’t be receiving and Visitors for now. I thank the Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his Deputy Obafemi Hamzat For proactively and tirelessly fighting this pandemic and I pray we won’t be part to its destruction”, he concluded.

 

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