By Seyifunmi Odunuga
IBADAN – The Oyo State Ministry of Justice has revealed that the State Commissioner for Justice and Attorney-General, Professor Oyelowo Oyewo (SAN) has been discharged from the Infectious Diseases Hospital (IDH) Isolation Center at Yaba, Lagos and he is currently at home, observing treatment in isolation for the next fourteen days.
The Ministry, through a statement signed by the State’s Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Dr. Wasiu Olatubosun on Tuesday, January 12, 2021, and made available to journalists; said Oyelowo was rushed to Lagoon Hospital on January 2, 2021 after he underwent observing ailments that showed symptoms of Covid-19.
Olatubosun added that a chest CT scan revealed the possibility of the presence of the Covid-19 virus in his system and was immediately transferred to the Infectious Diseases Hospital Isolation Center in Lagos for treatment.
His words, “On January 2, 2021, the Honorable Commissioner for Justice and Attorney-General was rushed to Lagoon Hospital, Lagos, at 10 pm and underwent a chest CT Scan that disclosed the possibility of the presence of COVID-19 Virus in his system, he was immediately transferred to the Infectious Diseases Hospital (IDH) Isolation Center, Yaba, for further investigation.
“On the 3rd January 2021, a positive test result was entered and the Medical Team of Doctors and Nurses admitted him into the IDH Facility for immediate and prompt medical treatment, which continued from 3rd January 2021 till 10th January 2021, when he was discharged from the IDH Isolation Center and released to go home and continue isolation and treatment for another 14 days in Lagos.
The Ministry of Justice wishes to appreciate the people of Oyo State for their prayers during this period and to thank the medical personnel of the IDH Yaba, Lagos for the care and treatment of the Attorney-General, adding that they believed the Commissioner would continue to recuperate from home.
The Ministry, however implored the people of the State to take the COVID-19 pandemic serious and to observe all necessary COVID-19 Protocols at all time.