We Have Traditional Remedy For COVID-19 – Prof. Ositelu

Wale Jagun The Chairman of the Lagos State Traditional Medicine Board, Professor Adebukola Olushola Ositelu, has stated there is a traditional remedy for the COVID – 19 virus that is ravaging the global village. She said that many people have been using the remedy with positive results. Prof. Ositelu said this in an interview with THE IMPACT during the sensitization and advocacy programme of the traditional medicine board held at the Ayangbure palace during the week. She, however, said that NAFDAC, the body responsible for the regulations of drugs in…

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COVID-19: Sanwo – Olu, Hamzat Receive AstraZeneca Vaccines

Kunle Adelabu Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his deputy, Dr. ObafemiHamzat kicked – off the vaccine roll out as they received the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines. They were vaccinated at the Infectious Disease Hospital, IDH, Lagos Mainland on Friday. The Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, took the first shot of the vaccine in the state. In a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Gboyega Akosile,  the Governor speaking after the vaccination corroborated the World Health Organization (W.H.O), testifying to the safety of the vaccine. He…

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COVID-19: Ijede General Hospital Refutes Shutdown Rumor

The management of the General Hospital, Ijede, has refuted the rumour being circulated on some social media platforms that the facility has been shut down because its staff has been infected with COVID-19. It was stated that the viral post is totally untrue and fabricated. The Medical Director/CEO, General Hospital, Ijede, Dr. (Mrs.) Olufunmilayo Bankole, in a statement noted that the facility has not been shut down and that all medical staff have been operating 24-hour service even before the beginning of the second wave of the Coronavirus pandemic in…

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Ayangbure Lauds MD, LASG For General Hospital Facelift, Service Delivery

Kunle Adelabu -Warns residents against second wave of COVID 19 pandemic First Permanent Vice Chairman, Lagos State Council of Obas and Chiefs and the Ayangbure of Ikorodu Kingdom, His Royal Majesty, Oba (Engr.) Kabir Adewale Shotobi, has commended the Medical Director/Chief Executive Officer of the General Hospital, Ikorodu, Dr Taiwo Hassan, for quality service delivery and the massive turnaround going on in the hospital. The royal father also commended the state government for providing an enabling environment for staff and patients at the hospital. There have been tremendous changes in…

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Ikorodu Divisional League Kicks – Off Jan 15

Kunle Adelabu The management of the Ikorodu Divisional Football Association (IDFA) has announced January 15, 2020, as the commencement date for the Divisional league. This was announced at a meeting held on Wednesday, December 30, 2020, and attended by chieftains of the IDFA led by its Chairman, Alhaji Luqman Shonibare.  Also at the meeting were patron of the IDFA and former Nigeria Professional League Referee and match commissioner, Prince Jimoh Ogunmuyiwa, the IDFA League Coordinator, Chief Yisa Orelesi, representatives of the Referee Council led by Mr Hassan Olasunkanmi David, and…

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Ikorodu Federal Constituency Rep, Hon. Benson Commissions PHCs In Ibeshe, Agbele

Kunle Adelabu -Distributes Xmas food items to hundreds of residents Two fully equipped Primary Health Centres (PHCs) have been commissioned to further enhance Ikorodu Federal Constituency residents’ access to good medical cares. The projects, sited in Ibeshe and Agbele in Igbogbo/Bayeku Local Council Development Area (LCDA) and Ikorodu Local Government respectively, were facilitated by the two – term representatives of the Ikorodu Federal Constituency, Hon. Babajimi Benson. The PHCs are part of the people-oriented projects, most of which are still ongoing, facilitated by the lawmaker. Hon. Benson, speaking at the…

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Ikorodu General Hospital Engages Stakeholders On Safe Delivery

Kunle Adelabu The management of the General Hospital, Ikorodu, has continued to look for ways of improving health care delivery to thousands of residents, especially in the area of taking Ikorodu out of the bracket of Local Government with the high death rate of mother and child during pregnancy by gathering major stakeholders to discuss ways forward. Nigeria is currently ranked number two in the world after India in terms of high death rate for pregnancy related deaths. The forum,  tagged, ‘Stakeholder’s meeting on maternal, perinatal and mortality reduction in…

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200 Elders, Other Residents Get Free Medicals As Imota Students Kick–Off Week

Our Reporter About 200 residents of Imota Local Council Development Area in Ikorodu Division of Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria, benefitted from the free medical checkup organized by the Imota Students’ Union (ISU) to kick off its 2020 Students Week. The Imota annex of the Ikorodu General Hospital came alive on Monday (yesterday) as beneficiaries, who were mostly aged citizens, pregnant women, adults, and young people residing in the Imota community, trooped out enmasse to benefit from the medical exercise. The Ranodu of Imota, His Royal Majesty, Oba Mudashiru Ajibade Bakare…

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Sanwo-Olu Commissions ‘First Indigenous’ Medical Face Mask Factory In Lagos

Wale Jagun Gov. Babajide Sanwo – Olu on Thursday, July 30, 2020, opened O – Care Medical Face Mask factory in Lagos. The factory which is a subsidiary of Transgreen Nigeria Limited, a local manufacturer of medical equipment, such as respirator, ventilator, hand gloves and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), is situated in Odofin Park Estate, Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area of the State, The O-Care face mask is said to be the first certified medical face mask locally produced in Nigeria in line with World Health Organisation (WHO) standards. Sanwo…

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Seven Private Laboratories Get Approval For COVID-19 Testing In Lagos

As part of efforts to expand the testing capacity for COVID – 19, the Lagos State Government has approved the inclusion of seven private laboratories. Total Medical Services, SynLab, 54 Gene, Medbury Medical Services, Biologix Medical Services, 02 Medical Services and Clina Lancent Laboratories were the approved facilities. The laboratories were selected and approved by the State Ministry of Health after rigorous accreditation and validation process by the Health Facility Monitoring and Accreditation Agency (HEFAMAA) and the Lagos State Bio-Bank. Speaking at a ceremony to formally introduce the laboratories to…

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