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LAGOS STATE DEPUTY GOVERNOR, OBAFEMI HAMZAT LOSES HALF BROTHER TO COVID-19

Dr Haroun Hamzat, half brother of the Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Dr Obafemi Hamzat, has died from complications arising from Covid-19 infection.


The news of his death was announced in a statement on Tuesday by the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Lagos State Chapter.


It was learnt that Haroun Hamzat, 37, worked in one of the Public Health Centres (PHC) in Orile Agege Local Council Development Area (LCDA).


The NMA statement 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.


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"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 our Hippocratic Brother, Dr Haroun Hamzat may your gentle soul rest in perfect peace."


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