Lagos Deputy Gov, Obafemi Hamzat Loses Brother To COVID-19
Obafemi Hamzat, deputy governor of Lagos state, has reportedly lost his younger brother, Dr Haroun Hamzat to coronavirus.
Lagos chapter of Nigerian Medical Association, confirmed the death of the 37-year-old Doctor in a statement on Wednesday.
The statement titled, ‘NMA Lagos mourns’, partly reads;
It’s a dark moment in the Nigerian Medical Association, Lagos State, as we announce with deep regret the death of our very young colleague, Dr Haroun Hamzat. Its “sunset at dawn” as he was just 37 years old.
He worked as a medical officer at one of the PHCs under Orile Agege LCDA until his demise.
We commiserate with his immediate family, friends, associates, colleagues, and staff of Lagos State PHC Board and indeed the medical fraternity of Lagos State. We pray against such premature deaths in our fold.
May the Almighty God grant his family and all of us, the fortitude to bear this irreplaceable loss, Amen. Adieu to our Hippocratic Brother, Dr Haroun Hamzat. May your gentle soul rest in perfect peace.
Until his death, he worked at a primary healthcare centre in Orile Agege local council development area of the state.
May his soul Rest In Peace.