The Commissioner for Health of Lagos State, Professor Akin Abayomi has revealed that participants who attended the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA) 2020 held on Saturday, March 14, may have come in contact with one of the confirmed cases in Lagos and most likely been exposed to the coronavirus.
The event had many celebrities from both home and abroad in attendance.
However, it held at a time when the coronavirus pandemic began spreading in Nigeria. Days after the event held, rumours spread that an attendee is possibly down with the virus and may have exposed other attendees to it.
After weeks of speculations, it has been revealed by the Honourable Commissioner for Health of Lagos State, Professor Akin Abayomi that all participants that attended the event may have come in contact with one of the confirmed cases in Lagos.
He further urged that the individuals observe strict self-isolation and contact health workers should they notice any coronavirus-related symptoms.
See his tweets below:
#COVID19 Lagos Alert?!
I hereby notify you that all participants at the African Magic viewers’ Choice Award (AMVCA) held on14th March at @EkoHotels may have come in contact with one of the confirmed cases in Lagos and
are most likely to have been exposed to #COVID19 Infection. pic.twitter.com/SS7lrsiSCS
— Prof. Akin Abayomi (@ProfAkinAbayomi) March 24, 2020
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