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Haroun Hamzat, brother of Lagos deputy governor, dies of COVID-19

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Haroun Hamzat, the brother of Lagos State deputy governor, Obafemi, has died of COVID-19 complications.

37-year-old Haroun, before his death, was a medical officer at one of the Primary Healthcare Centers (PHCs) under Orile-Agege Local Council Development Area (LCDA).

Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), confirmed the passing of the medical expert, in a statement, titled: “NMA Lagos mourns,” copy of which was made available to the public.

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The NMA described Haroun’s death as a great loss to the state health sector, saying he would be greatly missed.

The statement said the deceased was a hardworking official that often ensured diligence at work.

The Association commiserated with his immediate family, friends, associates, colleagues, and staff of Lagos State PHC Board and indeed the medical fraternity of Lagos State.

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NMA, while praying against such premature deaths in the fold, also prayed God to grant the deceased’s family and all his colleagues the fortitude to bear the irreplaceable loss.

“We commiserate with his immediate family, friends, associates, colleagues, and staff of Lagos State PHC Board and indeed the medical fraternity of Lagos State,” NMA said.

“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,” it prayed.





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