OJOKORO COUNCIL BOSS RECEIVES FREE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT FROM ROTARY INTERNATIONAL
The Executive Chairman of Ojokoro Local Council Development Area, Hon. Hammed Idowu D. Tijani, on Friday, 14th June, 2019 received free medical equipment donated by members of the Rotary Club International of Ajuwon.
The equipment were donated for use at the recently commissioned Isokan Primary Health Care Centre at Gbinrinmi community in the LCDA.
The brief but colourful hand over ceremony was witnessed by members of the Rotary Club of Ajuwon; the Council’s Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Ariyike Ogunyemi; former Chairman of Ojokoro LCDA Community Development Committee, Alhaji Lasisi Akindele; members of Isokan Community Development Association; nursing mothers at the PHC, amongst others.
The President of the Club, Rotarian Akingbeyin Femi disclosed that Rotary Club International has different areas of focus in humanitarian services, but the health project being embarked upon falls under Maternal and Child Health Care.
His words, “several projects have been done by our club and we are still going to do more for our community”.
In his own address, the representative of the District Governor, Rotary Club District 9110, Rotarian Ayo Ojo spoke more on the humanitarian services of Rotary International.
“We care so much about our people and our world, hence we have been championing the eradication of polio in Nigeria since 1985, and this has earned us a permanent seat at the United Nations, he disclosed.
He also added that all the Club’s projects were being executed with personal donations by its members.
The Council Boss, Hon. Hammed Tijani appreciated the donors and advised the constituents to take advantage of the health facilities with regular patronage.
He also urged nursing mother to ensure proper immunization of their children against polio and other diseases during the ongoing immunization exercise.
The Council boss further assured all residents of the community that his administration will continue to see to the yearnings of the people and will always partner with various organizations and individuals to provide more health facilities for the benefit of all communities in the LCDA.