The deputy governor of Lagos State, Mr Obafemi Hamzat had confirmed that the Italian who brought the Corona Virus to Nigeria had a consultancy job with a firm in Ewekoro area of Ogun State.
Hamzat who spoke on a Television Continental, TVC programme this morning added that the state government had launched a manhunt for those who had contacted with the infected Italian.
He said, “The young man came in from Milan, Italy. He came in on February 25. He had a consultancy job with a company in Ogun State. he landed and went to Ewekoro, Abeokuta.
“He fell ill, so we sent an ambulance there and he was diagnosed within four hours. We are ready and prepared.
“We are trying to track everybody on the airplane he came in through – people that he had met, and then we can isolate them.”
The Federal Government had confirmed recording the first case of the new Coronavirus disease in Lagos State on Friday.