Rotary Club of Ikoyi, police to improve medical facilities

L-R: Director Club Services, Rotary Club of Ikoyi, Rotarian Charles Okonkwo; Commisioner of Police, Public Health, Efunsola Sowemimo; District Governor, Rotary International District 9110, Dr. Wale Ogunbadejo; Commissioner of Police, Medical, Nigeria Police Hospital, Falomo, Emeka Nwakor Osaji; Commissioner of Police, Head, Nursing, Nigeria Police Medical Services, Stella Akintade; President Rotary Club of Ikoyi, Rotarian Isichei Osamgbi; Commissioner of Police, Administration and Medical, Esa Ogbu; District Secretary, Rotary International District 9110, Olusegun Adewakun

• Refurbish Police Hospital Falomo

In a bid to improve the quality of healthcare in Nigeria, especially among men and women of the Nigeria Police Force, the Rotary Club of Ikoyi, District 9110, has announced the completion of a refurbishment of the Nigeria Police Hospital, Falomo in Lagos, as a support to the force to help them continue to deliver their best to Nigerians.

The club’s President, Rotarian Isichei Osamgbi, while speaking at the official commissioning of the project held at the premises of the Police Hospital Falomo in Lagos, noted that this gesture was in line with the values of the club, which he said is to serve humanity.

According to Osamgbi, “It gives us great joy to be able to embark on such a project at a time like this. We at Rotary Club of Ikoyi are determined to make immediate impact around us and this is just a start of many of such impactful projects we will be embarking on this year.”

He thanked the management of the hospital, led by the Commissioner of Police, Medical, CP Emeka Nwakor-Osaji, who represented the Force Medical Officer, Assistant Inspector General of Police, Medical- AIG Ahmadu Kaunmi, for their partnership and excellent professionalism in the hospital.

Osamgbi noted that the conducive medical environment maintained by the hospital and its management was a big attraction to the club to provide the needed support.

Also speaking while commissioning the project, the District 9110 Governor, Rotarian Dr. Wale Ogunbadejo expressed his delight with the club’s decision to refurbish the hospital.

Ogunbadejo, who oversees all the clubs in Lagos and Ogun states, noted, “Rotary Club of Ikoyi was one to emulate, with a long standing history of delivering meaningful and impactful projects to the community which is what Rotary stands for.”

According to the District Governor, the impact of the refurbishment will be felt, even by patients who use the facility, as the atmosphere would enhance a very quick recovery.

Nwakor-Osaji stated that members of the community should emulate the good works of the club to humanity. He went on to thank the club for the job well done while promising that the facilities upgraded would be judiciously used to ensure longevity. The refurbishment include, repainting, remodelling, and donation of mattresses, beddings and medical facilities.

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