Sanwo-Olu’s wife kicks off free surgeries for 150 people
Wife of the Lagos State governor, Dr. Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu, has said the state government is committed to improving the quality of healthcare and achieving universal health coverage in line with Governor Sanwo-Olu’s T.H.E.M.E.S agenda.
She made this known yesterday while flagging-off a free health initiative sponsored by the state government in collaboration with Benjamin Olowojebutu Foundation (BOF), tagged 100 in 100 surgical intervention programme, a free surgical initiative geared towards repositioning the health sector in Lagos.
She added that the surgical intervention programme like all other health initiatives the present administration has embarked on proved to show the commitment Sanwo-Olu’s administration to ‘Walk the Talk’ in revamping, rejuvenating and repositioning the health sector in Lagos State for quality services.
“Today, we are flagging off free surgical interventions for 100 residents with Lipomas, Breast Lumps, Hernia and Fibroid, with additional Free Consultation and Free Dental Check. In view of the large turnout during screening, additional 50 surgeries have been added, making it a total of 150 free surgeries to be carried out through this Medical Mission,” she said.
Executive Director of BOF, Dr. Benjamin Olowojebutu, stated that 51 surgeries have been carried out. He explained that during the first day of the intervention, five fibroids, 33 lipoma and 13 breast lump removals were done.