Lagos Mourns, as Hamzat Loses Brother to COVID-19 



Dr Haroun Hamzat

It is a mourning period for the family of Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr Obafemi Hamzat who has lost his half-brother, Dr Haroun Hamzat yesterday.

The 37-year-old Haroun Hamzat reportedly died of Covid-19 complications on Tuesday night.

The young medical doctor worked in one of the public health centres in Orile Agege Local Council Development Area.

“He was sick and later tested positive for Covid-19 and was rushed to the Infectious Disease Hospital in Yaba where he later died,” one of the health workers in a PHC in Orile Agege LCDA said.

Meanwhile, the Nigerian Medical Association, Lagos State has commiserated with the family of the deceased doctor.

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“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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