Wife of Lagos State Governor, Dr. Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu on Thursday inaugurated a 30-bed Maternal Maternity Centre and a Couples Clinic at the Orile Agege General Hospital (OAGH to further enhance antenatal care and child delivery in the state.
Speaking during the inauguration, Sanwo-Olu said the facilities were in line with the THEMES agenda of the current government to provide affordable and quality healthcare for all in the state.
“This is another effort put in place by the Babajide Sanwo-Olu government to further raise the standard of services rendered in all government-owned hospitals in Lagos.
“I was also in Orile Agege last week to commission a primary healthcare centre to increase the accessibility of health services for the people.
“Mr governor will do more to further uplift healthcare in the state if reelected back to his position,” she said.
Sanwo-Olu commended the management and staff of the hospital for rendering selfless service.
Speaking earlier, Dr Seyi Pitan, the Medical Director of OAGH maternity centre said the hospital has been upgraded with modern facilities, more beds and the obstetrics high dependency unit.
Pitan said the couple clinic was launched to educate pregnant women and their husbands on some of the challenges of pregnancy and what they need to know during delivery.
“The administration has done a great job by upgrading our maternal centre and antenatal clinic.
“This development will enable us to attend to more pregnant women in Orile Agege for a seamless process during and after their delivery.
“The couples clinic will help to address some of the psychological challenges that comes with pregnancy and how their spouses can be of help during the period,” he said.
Seyi Pitan also appreciated Mrs Clementina Abohi, founder and CEO of the Hand Stretched Out Love Charity (HSLC) initiative and other non-government organizations who assisted with several donations for the mother and child.