Deputy Governor of Lagos state, Obafemi Hamzat, has appealed to residents of the state to take the COVID19 protocols seriously as the new variant of the virus affects all age groups.
The first variant that was recorded in Nigeria in February 2020, affected mostly the elderly.
The deputy governor last week lost his 37-year-old brother, Dr. Haroun Hamzat, to the novel Coronavirus. He took to his Twitter handle to grief his brother and also appeal to everyone to take precautions.
”This week I lost my 37 years old younger brother, Dr. Haroun Hamzat to #COVID19. He was hardworking and well loved,helping a lot of patents at the Lagos primary healthcare centre in Orile, Agege. COVID19 does not respect anyone & this second wave is affecting across age groups.
The first line of defence lies with you. Protect your friends and family by following our guidelines” he wrote.