The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi, has retracted his statement on the cause of death of a 32-year-old man who was amongst the Nigerians evacuated from Dubai final Wednesday.
On Tuesday, Professor Abayomi through his Facebook web page, introduced the death of a 32-year-old man and mentioned he died from COVID-19 associated problems.
Unfortunately, one other #COVID19 an infection associated death involving 3212 months outdated, male has been recorded.
The deceased lately returned from Dubai with extreme underlying well being situation following evacuation of Nigerians in overseas nations by presidential activity power on #COVID19.”he wrote on his Facebook web page yesterday
He has now retracted his statement in a publish shared on his Facebook web page this afternoon, May 13.
Professor Abayomi mentioned the end result of the COVID-19 take a look at for the deceased is but to be obtained.
”The death of a latest Dubai returnee beforehand introduced on my social media handles earlier was a presumed #COVID19 associated death.
The end result of the affirmation take a look at for #COVID19 standing remains to be being awaited.
I remorse any misinterpretation this publish might need induced.
The end result of #COVID19 take a look at performed shall be printed as soon as it’s prepared.
Thanks for your understanding.” the publish learn
He retracted his statement hours after a video of some of the Dubai returnees debunking the declare of one of them dying from Coronavirus, surfaced on-line. Watch the video beneath