The President Muhammadu Buhari administration through the office of the Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs, has partnered the Lagos State Government and the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, LASUTH, in the construction of Medical Infrastructures at LASUTH.
Princess Adejoke Orelope Adefulire, Senior Special Assistant to President Buhari on SDGs, was the brain behind the construction of an SDG Building, Ambulance Bay, Renovated a Three-Storey Building House Officer’s Quarters, School Of Basic Medical Sciences Building (LASUCOM), Special Services Center and Groundbreaking Of Resident Doctor’s Quarters.
At the Commissioning of the Medical Infrastructure Projects by Governor Babajide Olusola Sanwo Olu represented by the Deputy Governor, Obafemi Kadiri Hamzat, he said that he was delighted that the SSA SDGs chose Lagos State which showed are commitment to the State.
He said the Commissioning was as in line with the Lagos State THEMES Project in Health Service Delivery to Lagosians and it is raising the bar of excellence and committee in improving the Health Sector of the State.
In her remarks, Adefulire said that Lagos State deserves the attention of the Federal Government just like Kano State that has enjoyed the largesse of the SDGs, as the two States remain the most populous in the country.
She said that the medical infrastructure she believes will cater for Lagosians and people of the South West Region, as adequate health care and service delivery will be enjoyed at LASUTH with State of the Art Facilities.
“This structures and equipment are unique and not common. There are Private Wards, VVIP Suite and Presidential Suites are available, likewise a Spa and Gym for high profile personalities who do not want their health status revealed rather than traveling abroad”.
She said that the SDGs is committed to continue to partner with the State in bringing quality healthcare delivery to Nigerians.
In the same vein, the Commissioner of Health in the State, Prof. Akin Abayomi said that it was a remarkable day for Lagos State and Nigeria, as the Medical Infrastructure is world class with modern equipment with enhanced recreational facilities, specialist services and medical facilities for good healthcare.
He thanked the SDG for partnering with the State on quality healthcare service delivery.
The Chief Medical Director of LASUTH, Adetokunbo .O. Fabamwo, lauded the SDGs for aligning with the vision of the State on healthcare services and bringing it to reality.