Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Breaking! Lagos Deputy Governor’s brother dies of Covid-19

The Lagos state Deputy Governor, Obafemi Hamzat’s brother, a medical doctor, is dead. He died of Covid-19 complications. Report has it he died Tuesday night.

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

His death was announced on Tuesday, 5 January, 2021 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 the young doctor 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.”