Over 1000 Ikorodu Residents Benefitted From Hon. Agunbiade’s One Year Health Plans

-Commendations, endorsements trail Hon. Agunbiade’s representation

His Royal Majesty, Oba Kabiru Adewale Shotobi, the Ayangbure of Ikorodu and his wife, Olori Kudirat Shotobi flagging-off the Hon. Sanai Agunbiade sponsored ‘Ilera L’ro’ (Health is wealth) at the Ayangbure palace in Ikorodu on Wednesday, February 14, 2018

1,207 residents of Ikorodu division who cut across all ages and class benefitted  from one year health plans of Hon. Sanai Agunbiade, the Majority Leader of the Lagos State House of Assembly and Representative of Ikorodu Constituency I.
The beneficiaries  were also provided with free Blood Pressure (BP), Sugar and malaria tests at the commencement   of the health plans event tagged, ‘Ilera L’oro’ (Health Is Wealth) which was held at the Ayangbure palace in Ikorodu on Wednesday , February 14, 2018.
The event, which was organized by the Onward Movement of Nigeria in conjunction with a leading health management company in Nigeria, Clearline , allowed the beneficiaries to pick any hospital of choice among selected five hospitals in Ikorodu division where   they would be receiving free medical treatments on the lawmaker’s bill for one year.
The hospitals are Newgate Hospital, Holyfill Hospital, The Excellence Hospital, Bronila Medical Hopsital and Dasochris Hospital.
The programme was flagged -off by His Royal Majesty, Oba Kabiru Shotobi, the Ayangbure of Ikorodu and his wife, Olori Kudirat.
Hon. Agunbiade, while speaking at the event, stated that the health programme was instituted to assist numerous residents access affordable and good health care nearer to their homes.
“This programme is being  instituted because I do receive several requests for medical assistance from people. Though, I have been assisting them but I thought it fit to institute a lasting health programme that can take care of many,  he stated.
“The main incident that prompted this was a case of a young boy whose mother came to me to seek assistance for  his appendices operation which was confirmed  to be true after investigation. The woman was running from one place to the other to raise N85,000 for the treatment, whereby time was no longer on his side and I ordered that the boy should be taken to the Ikorodu General Hospital for the operation”, Hon. Agunbiade explained.
“It was on the day the boy was to be operated upon that the appendices busted and he was rushed into the theatre. Today, the boy is alive and doing better.
“What if there was no intervention for the boy? We would have been saying another thing. This prompted me to approach the health company for health package for my people because there are many cases like this  around us”, he added.
“We agreed to have a package for various tests and treatments  for a year for all the beneficiaries which I will pay for.”
“The package that covers all our beneficiaries is Silver package which involves all sought of ailments and minor operations. And you can approach the hospital that you have picked out of the five hospitals for treatment. You are free to go to the hospital for treatment without paying any penny”, Hon. Agunbiade stated.

R-L, Asiwaju Olorunfunmi Basorun, APC Chieftain, Olori Kudirat Shotobi, wife of the Ayangbure of Ikorodu, Oba Kabiru Shotobi, the Ayangbure of Ikorodu, Hon. Sanai Agunbiade, the Majority Leader, Lagos State House of Assembly and sponsor of the one year plan ‘Ilera L’oro’ health initiative for 1,207 residents, the Olootu of Lasunwon Ruling House and Alhaji Rilwan Ishola Jinadu, APC Chieftain at the flag-off of ‘Ilera L’oro’ health programme at the Ayangbure palace in Ikorodu on Wednesday

“This is part of my mandate as your representatives. We have done different programmes like soft loan for the market men and women; computer training for the youths; skill acquisition for the youths; empowerment for the artisans, brain contest for students, marathon race for our students and many more,  he explained.
“In distributing the forms for this programme, we targeted many groups including religious bodies, traditional groups, market associations, APC members, people in other parties, traditional institutions among others.”
In his keynote address, the representative of Clearline, stated that the organization is concerned with bringing good and affordable health care closer to the people.
“Our aim is to prevent little health situation degenerating into complex one by bringing affordable healthcare services nearer to people.”
“In this area, we have five hospitals from which the beneficiaries can pick from to take care of them without paying any money because Hon. Agunbiade has paid for the total package”, the Clearline representative added.
“You will be entitled to every treatment covered by the Bronze plan that the lawmaker have provided for. These hospitals have standard health system with good medical equipments. You can approach any of them that you have picked as many times as possible for your complaints and treatment”, he stated further.
“If there is need for surgery, you will be operated upon without any problem and you are also not to pay for it once you are able to produce your card.”
“We thank Hon. Agunbiade for partnering with us to bring good and affordable health system to the people”, he said.
In his royal speech, Oba Kabiru Shotobi stated that he is proud of Hon. Agunbiade’s exploits and performances in the Lagos State House of Assembly.
“I’m the one who gave our son and representative in the Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Agunbiade, the staff of office as ‘Osa Ikorodu’ ( Ikorodu Deity) because of his exemplary representation”, Oba Shotobi affirmed.
“You can see multitude of people, especially women, that are here because of the lawmaker’s programme. It shows that he has the mandate and support of Ikorodu people.I want to appeal to you all to go and do your registration so that you will be able to vote for Agunbiade again”,  Oba Shotobi declared in support of the lawmaker’s ambition.
“Our voters card is our power and it is what we are going to use in repaying Governor Ambode and Hon. Agunbiade for the good work they have been doing for us. The ruling party is unfolding good programmes for our people and we must repay them”, the traditional ruler said while asking beneficiaries to register for the coming elections.
“This health programme is unprecedented and very commendable. It is not the normal health programmes but one with adequate package to take good care of our people for one year. He is a good representative of Ikorodu. I commend you for a job well done”, Oba Shotobi stated.
“This is an evidence of good representation and dividends of democracy. We are seeing the result of our vote for Agunbiade unlike those that you have voted for before who only remembered  you when election was near.”
“On behalf of the Ikorodu people, kingdom and division, I thank Hon. Sanai Agunbiade for providing us with this opportunity. I want to ask leaders of the party present to convey the message of Ikorodu people to the top hierarchy of the party that Agunbiade is delivering on his promises to us. He has huge followers especially women who are very important to any arrangement”, he concluded.
Asiwaju Olorunfunmi Basorun, a Chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC), in his own speech, stated, “I want to appreciate our lawmaker for bringing this programme to Ikorodu. Those of us growing  old will appreciate  this health programme better. It is not easy for somebody to look after so many people’s health for a year”, he stated.
“This is a great opportunity for both old and young and I pray that it will be of great benefit to the beneficiaries.”
“Hon. Agunbiade has been executing our party’s programmes which President Buhari and our party, the All Progressives Congress,had promised the people. This is a comprehensive health insurance and welfare programme.”
“Our representative at the state level is implementing the good programmes for our people and not concerned about all sought of negative talks going round. Let us continue to pray for him to be empowered to do more. I commend him highly”, Basorun said appreciatively.
“We are now in electioneering season during  which everybody would like to contest. We should all be prayerful that God should grant us whatever we desire. If your prayer is not heard now, don’t be discouraged. Whatever the outcome of the forthcoming elections, we should accept the position and show love to one another. We are happy with what Hon Agunbiade is doing which is why I am here today to identify and show our party’s support”, Basorun stated in support of Agunbiade’s representation.

Alhaji Musbau Aremu Gafar, State Vice Chairman, APC, while speaking, enjoined the beneficiaries to take good advantage of the health programme provided for them by Hon, Agunbiade .
“I thank Hon. Agunbiade for intiating this kind of programme for the people. This is good representation of our people”, he stated.

Cross section of the beneficiaries of ‘Ilera L’oro’ health programme sponsored by Hon. Agunbiade

Beneficiaries Commend Hon. Agunbiade
Chief S.A. Soyiga, a chieftain of Council of Elekus in Ikorodu Division
“The programme is very commendable. God will continue to empower Hon. Agunbiade. The programme is in the interest of our people who are in need of adequate health programme. The health package will allow many people to have the opportunity of going for  medical check-up from time-to-time and also access free treatment. ”
Alhaji  Quadri (Man City), APC Chieftain
“We all love the programme because it is very good. The dream of every man is to have access to good health programme which Hon. Agunbiade has provided for us and we thank him very much.”
Pastor Odebola Osinbajo, CAC, Agbede
“It is a wonderful programme. It is the first time I’m witnessing such. I use to think that is only an individual that can do an health insurance until today that I am realising, through this lawmaker’s initiative, that many people can be insured under a package. I say kudos to Agunbiade.”
Mr Lekan Araba
“It is a good programme in as much as we all know that health is wealth. There is an adage which states that prevention is better than cure. This programme would allow us to know our status and also  enable us access  good health care. I say kudos to the organizers and the Opomulero of Ikorodu kingdom, Hon. Agunbiade, for this programme. In fact, this is the first time in the history of Ikorodu that I will be seeing this kind of thing. As one of the people we voted for, he is delivering the health care programme   promised by his party.It is a welcome development and we encourage him to do more and others should emulate his good deeds.”
Hon  Sadiku M.A,JP
“The programme is very fantastic because health is wealth. If you don’t have good health, there will be no wealth. I thank Hon. Agunbiade for initiating the programme.”
Eze Polycap, Eze Ndigbo of Ikorodu division
“Wonderful is the name. It is one of the best programme which you can give to the rural community where health challenges are rampant. When you see any representative like Hon  Agunbiade giving his people good health programme he should be commended. The programme would allow people  to be healthy and it is only when you are healthy that you can make progress in the community. The programme will benefit both indigenes and non indigenes  like myself. I pray God should replenish him more and give him more wisdom and power to make us healthier.”
Mr Babatunde Jamiu
“Hon Agunbiade is doing wonderfully well.Since we have been in politics,we have never seen anything  like what Hon. Agunbiade has been doing. He is approachable and very supportive. He is the number one politician in Ikorodu division. We want to re-elect him as our representative in the State   Assembly to continue his good representation.”

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