Breaking: Lagos Deputy Governor Loses Brother To COVID-19

Breaking: Lagos Deputy Governor Loses Brother To COVID-19




Dr. Haroun Hamzat, the half brother of the Lagos State Deputy Governor, Obafemi Hamzat, is dead.

He died of COVID-19 complications.

Glamtush gathered that he died Tuesday night.

His death was announced on Tuesday, January 5, by the Lagos State chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA).

According to the statement, the young medical doctor who worked in one of the public health centres in Orile Agege Local Council Development Area, LCDA, was aged 37.

Further investigation from Orile Agege LCDA revealed that Dr. Haroun Hamzat may have died from complications arising from Covid-19 infection.

“He was sick and later tested positive for Covid-19 and was rushed to the Infectious Disease Hospital in Yaba where he later died,” one of the health workers in a Public Health Centre, PHC in Orile Agege LCDA confirmed in confidence. Another said, “he was such a promising young man, very jovial and generous.

We will miss him”. However, at press time, the report could not be confirmed from the deputy governor. An aide of the deputy governor when contacted and speaking under anonymity, said, “Family yet to speak, but i am yet to confirm the report.”

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