[The Alausa Blog] Lagos State promises 3 new general hospitals in 2017

Lagos state governor Akinwunmi Ambode on Friday said that plans are underway to begin the construction of three new ultra modern General Hospitals this year to improve the quality of healthcare delivery in the state.

Ambode who was spoke at the second quaterly town hall meting for the year and seventh in the series held at Shibiri/Ekunpa Area Office in Oto-Awori Local Council Development Area, said the government was putting finishing touches to some paperwork before the project kicks off.

He also said bringing the meeting to Oto-Awori LCDA was in keeping of his commitment to leave no commuinity behind in the development of the state and he was also in the area to listen to the people in the axis personally and see how the Ambode admistration could respond accordingly.

“Talking about General Hospitals, in the budget we have designated General Hospitals for three areas and Ojo Local Government is one of them. It is in the pipeline, its just a matter of time, we are already closing in on it,” he said.

Ambode also assured that efforts would be made to improve healthcare service delivery in the riverine area in Oto Awori, saying that residents in such areas have remained relevant in the government’s achievements over the years.

“This area is traditionally and historically known to be a major supporter of government and we must give them back for the support which they have always been known for.”

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