Hon. Adewale Temitope Adedeji (ATA), Member Lagos State House of Assembly, representing Ifako Ijaiye Constituency 01 and Chairman, House Committee on Transport has tested negative for COVID-19.
In a statement issued on Tuesday by the lawmaker, made available to People & Politics, he said as directed by the leadership of the Lagos State House of Assembly, on Sunday, 12th of July, 2020, he submitted himself for the COVID-19 test, and the result came out negative.
“In the last 3 weeks we have lost great men to the cold hands of COVID-19 and the need for us to fight this pandemic goes beyond keeping safe but to also know our status.
“As directed by the leadership of the Lagos State House of Assembly, On Sunday, 12th of July, 2020, I went and submitted myself for the COVID-19 test, and I have gotten my result.
“The test result came out Negative.
“To this end, it is our collective responsibility to be more careful and observe all the stipulated and given rules to help us prevent the transmission of this deadly Virus.
“Wash your hands for 30 seconds regularly, avoid social gatherings, maintain social distance and at all times, wear a face mask, the use of hand sanitizers should become a habit, and finally, avoid touching your face and Nose.
“I thank the great people of Ifako Ijaiye Constituency 01, for their love, support and care and I wish to state that I won’t be receiving any visitors for now.
“I thank the Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his Deputy Obafemi Hamzat for proactively and tirelessly fighting this pandemic and I pray we won’t be part of its destruction.”