Ona Ogo ’25: Introducing The 3rd Agenda of Our 5-point Plan of Actions: Optimal wellness

The tough socioeconomic experiences we have gone through over the years and in recent times make it incumbent on us to be deliberate about social wellbeing and social security. We commit to placing as much focus on the wellness and thriving of the people as we will place on the real, financial economy of IBLCDA. We therefore present O: Optimal wellness, the 3rd agenda in our 5-point Plan of Actions, for achieving far-reaching social, physical, mental, material, and general wellness in our LCDA. The actions will be delivered under the…

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Lagos Confirms 17 Cholera Cases, 15 Deaths

Wale jagun The Lagos State Government on Sunday announced outbreak of severe cholera which has led to the death of 15 people in the state out of the 17 confirmed cases. Prof. Akin Abayomi, Commissioner for Health who made the confirmation disclosed that there are 350 suspected cases. He said that the Lagos State Government has activated its Public Health Emergency Operations Centre (PHEOC) at Mainland Hospital, Yaba, Lagos, convened to address the increasing number of severe gastroenteritis cases across multiple Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Lagos State. “The laboratory…

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Lagos Calls For Caution As Cholera Kills Five

Kunle Adelabu Lagos State Government has issued a call for heightened vigilance and the adoption of precautionary measures to prevent the spread of a potential cholera outbreak in the State as five deaths is reported. Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, gave the warning in a statement on Tuesday, while stating that cases of severe gastroenteritis have been reported in communities around Eti-Osa, Lagos Island, Ikorodu and Kosofe LGA, He stated that the development has resulted in about 60 hospital admissions, with five deaths recorded mainly from patients…

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Medical Outreach: I Am Fulfilled With Discoveries, Number Of People That Benefitted So Far – Pastor Adelakun

Kunle Adelabu After taking his medical outreach to the 10 zones of the Community Development Committees (CDCs in Igbogbo/Bayeku Local Council Development Area (LCDA), which are under his leadership as Chairman, Pastor Abayomi Adelakun, has stated that he is a fulfilled man, having achieved what he set out to accomplish. He reinforced his fulfilment with discoveries of eight residents that are living with high blood pressure and tuberculosis without knowing about it. These patients, he added, have been properly treated and returned to their various homes. The medical outreach, which…

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Medical Expert Charges Igbogbo/Bayeku LCDA On Need For PHCs Improvement

Kunle Adelabu A medical expert, Dr Mohammed Abayomi Hassan, has charged the Igbogbo/Bayeku Local Council Development Area (LCDA), on the need to develop its Primary Health Centres to cater for people at the grassroots who are in need of medical attention, to reduce pressure on the General Hospital in Ikorodu. The retired medical doctor, a resident of Ibeshe area of Igbogbo/Bayeku LCDA who said that the only existing PHC in Ibeshe, is almost non – functional, gave the charge at the Oke – Ota community where a large number of…

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Adelakun Abayomi Foundation Plans To Reach Out To The Entire 10 Zones In Igbogbo/Bayeku Local Council With Medical Outreach – Founder

Kunle Adelabu The Founder of the Abayomi Adelakun Footprints, a foundation focusing on community development, Pastor Abayomi Adelakun, FCA, has pledged to spread the medical outreach of the Foundation across the 10 zones of the Igbogbo/Bayeku Local Council Development Area (LCDA) in Ikorodu Division of Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria. Pastor Adelakun, the Chairman, Central Development Committee (CDC), Igbogbo/Bayeku LCDA, continued his medical outreach last weekend at the Oke – Ota community, where a large number of residents benefitted from his good gesture. The foundation was formally launched about two weeks…

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Over 300 Senior Residents, Others Benefit From Aramide Ladega Med Fit Outreach

Wale Jagun -Organisers get medical expert, beneficiaries’ commendations Over 300 elderly residents of Ikorodu, have been provided with free medical tests and drugs, while they were also engaged on health exercises and education on how to stay healthy, at the maiden edition of the Aramide Med – Fit in Ikorodu. The 2-day medical outreach, tagged, ‘ Aramide Ladega Med-Fit’, which was held at the Ita – Elewa Youth Center, Ikorodu, on Thursday, 4th and Friday 5th April, 2024, was organized by the Seniors Wellbeing Foundation. At the event, which was…

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Easter: Easygold Initiative Makes Further Calls For Support For People Battling Mental Issues

Mariam Akinloye Easygold initiative, a mental health advocacy group has charged on the need to use the Easter Celebration in speaking out on mental health issues, show understanding and offer support for those in need of attentions. The Chief Initiator of the group, Mr Temidayo Hassan (Dee One), in a statement commemorating the Easter Celebration, also charged that little gesture of kindness can makes a whole lot of differences. “As we celebrate Easter, a time of hope and renewal, Easygold Initiative would like to remind you about the importance of…

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Seniors Wellbeing Foundation Engages Ikorodu Elders In Fitness, Medical Outreach

Mariam Akinloye Plans have been concluded by the Seniors Wellbeing Foundation, an organisation with focus on taking care of senior citizens in the society, to once again engage them in recreational activities and medical outreach. The 2 – Day event, which will hold at the Ita – Elewa Youth Centre, lkorodu, is slated to hold between 4th and 5th of April, 2024. According to Princess Aderoju Ladega, the Ikorodu – born and United States of America (USA) based founder of the foundation, the engagement of the senior citizens in the…

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OPINION: World TB Day: It’s Time To Act

By Asoro Abubakri Olatunji ACArb Its another world TB Day, a soft reminder that people are still needles dying. Every 24th of March is set aside for the World TB Day, a disease of the lung which prides itself as the second deadliest infectious disease in the world. TB comfortably seats and spreads tentacles in under developed countries with Nigeria being the seventh in the rank across the world. It nearly seems that the resources to fight TB is unavailable and would be nearly impossible to end the scourge but…

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