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Sanwo-Olu opens FBN health centre in Ijeododo community

Sanwo-Olu opens FBN health centre in Ijeododo community

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has commissioned a primary healthcare centre built by First Bank of Nigeria for the residents of Ijeododo community in Ojo Local Government Area of Lagos State.

The governor was represented by Folashade Jaji, secretary to the state government.

Located at Owonikoko, Ajayi Street, Ijeododo, the multi-million naira infrastructure commissioned Wednesday May 24, 2023, is aimed at helping the community to access qualitative health services.

First Bank donated the healthcare under the ‘One Community At A Time’ (OCCAT) initiative in collaboration with the secretary to the Lagos State government, to bring healthcare services closer to the Ijedodo community.

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The project, which was flagged off in 2021, was completed in record time. The health centre has various rooms including: consulting, observation, immunisation, treatment, laboratory, family planning, nursing station, lying ward and general outpatient department. It also has a multipurpose-hall and stand-by-power generator to ensure steady electricity supply.

Sanwo-Olu expressed gratitude to First Bank for living up to its billing by giving back to the community, saying that his government recognised the role the bank plays towards the development of the rural communities in the state.

On his part, Adesola Adedutan, the CEO, First Bank, noted that the healthcare project was a life-changing experience for the Ijedodo host community.

He recalled that the foundation of the healthcare centre was laid two years ago, noting that the edifice is the first of its kind in the history of the Ijedodo community.