Posted on Wed 20 Jan 2021, 02:14 PM

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, said on Wednesday the state government had conducted 263, 358 valid COVID-19 sample tests since inception of the pandemic.

Prof. Abayomi made the disclosure through his verified Twitter account @ProfAkinAbayomi, while giving the state’s COVID-19 update for Jan. 17.

The commissioner said that 285, 948 total samples were tested, out of which 263, 358 were valid.

He said that the remaining 22,590 were repeat tested samples. According to him, 41,374 of the tested samples were diagnosed positive for COVID-19.

Posted on Fri 8 Jan 2021, 07:41 AM

Some Lagos residents have appealed to the Federal Government to address welfare issues of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) workers, to stop their on-going strike.

The residents made the appeal in separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Thursday, in Lagos.
NAN reports that the workers’ union, under the aegis of the Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria, NIMC branch, had issued a strike notice signed by its President, Lucky Michael, and Secretary, Odia Victor.

Posted on Tue 15 Dec 2020, 09:28 AM

Lagos State Government has commenced disinfection and decontamination of 33 major live bird markets across the metropolis.

The State Commissioner for Agriculture, Ms. Abisola Olusanya, who disclosed this today in Lagos, noted that the exercise is aimed at preventing the spread of the deadly avian influenza and other zoonotic diseases as residents prepare for the festive period when the demand for live birds will increase.


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