A twitter user J O Oladokun has exposed the failings of the Lagos state centre for disease control and the Covid19 task force, revealing that they failed to respond to him after he developed chest pain, as a result of Covid19 infection.
The user was responding to a tweet by Lagos state commissioner for health Prof Akin Abayomi where he talked about flattening the curve.
#COVID19Lagos Situation Report as at 2pm 8th May, 2020.— Prof. Akin Abayomi (@ProfAkinAbayomi) May 9, 2020
Flattening The Curve@followlasg strategies are in line with what is called flattening the curve to ensure there are not too many #COVID19 patients in a short period of time that will overwhelm our health infrastructures. pic.twitter.com/b74l6fNQKv
He responded as follows:
Oga commissioner,which curve are you flattening when I was feeling pains in my chest and decided to visit Akowonjo Pry Schl to get tested only to be told the workers are not available,went straight to Olorunfunmi Sec Schl Idimu for same test,only to hear no testing kits,so I— J. O. Oladokun (@joladokun) May 9, 2020
So I decided to call your emergency numbers, none was picked and here I am with my fears. If I've been infected since 23rd of April till now that those sample collectors at Olorunfunmi Idimu took my contact and promised to call me for the sample and up till now nothing, I would— J. O. Oladokun (@joladokun) May 9, 2020
I would have infected my entire family and my wife who works in a pharmaceutical company would have infected other colleagues and you are here tweeting flattening the https://t.co/x8zMrg0U6A'd better provide all the necessary kits and required information land enforcement.— J. O. Oladokun (@joladokun) May 9, 2020