The activity was recently launched in Adamawa and Bauchi states.
Browsing: Dr. Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu
Sanwo-Olu gave the advice at the 4th Annual Women And Half Conference, with the theme: “The Wind Beneath Her Wings,” at the Civic Centre on Saturday in Lagos.
Speaking at a special prayer service held at the Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja, Mrs Sanwo-Olu, who was represented by the wife of the deputy governor, Mrs Oluremi Hamzat, said the prayer session became imperative in view of the challenges confronting the country.
The affected agencies are the Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT) of the Lagos State Ministry of Justice, the Child Protection Unit of the Ministry of Youth and Social Development, and the Gender Unit of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID), Panti, Lagos.
She also appealed for understanding on the decision of the state government to ban the commercial motorcycles (popularly known as Okada), saying it was important for the provisions of relevant laws to be enforced to sanitize the environment.
Speaking at a special Eid-El-Fitr celebration put together by the state government to officially mark the end of Ramadan, held at Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja, Sanwo-Olu said it was important for parents, especially women to talk to their children and also intensify prayers for the peace and development of Nigeria.
Mrs Sanwo-Olu, represented by Mrs Anike Adekanye, the Permanent Secretary District 2, Lagos State Ministry of Education, said this at the 2nd Annual Ikosi-Isheri Magodo Cultural Festival on Friday.
The First Lady of Lagos State noted that mental health is so important, yet the awareness is abysmally low, thus necessitating a delicate measure towards bringing to the front burner the pertinent factors relating to mental illness in Nigeria.
The financial assistance of N1million to N2.5million was given to 15 families of persons living with cerebral palsy and down syndrome.
Governor Sanwo-Olu, who promised to support the team, tasked the technical crew and players to work tirelessly to defeat the Benin national team on Saturday at Porto Novo and beat Lesotho during a match to be played at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos on Tuesday.
Sanwo-Olu who on Wednesday joined policy makers, stakeholders and partners in the fight against TB to commemorate year 2021 World TB Day in Lagos with an Awareness Walk and an engagement meeting, said the state government is determined, now more than ever, to change the narrative of high TB prevalence in Lagos and its position as the state with the highest TB burden.
Sanwo-Olu, who spoke at the LTV Blue Roof in Agidingbi, Ikeja during the launch of Ilera Eko Day which is a symbolic social campaign designed to integrate Lagos residents to the health insurance policy of the state government, said the scheme aptly signifies the commitment of the present administration towards promoting human right to health and resilient healthcare network.
Sanwo-Olu said the legacy left behind by the late Jakande would remain with Lagosians for a long time to come, describing Jakande, a former Minister of Works, as a detribalised Nigerian, who was outstanding in all his achievements.
Sanwo-Olu made the appeal while delivering a keynote address at the launch of the Environmental Bees Club (EBC) in Lagos State.
Mouka presented gifts to mothers of the first babies at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital; Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital, Shagamu, Ogun State; and University College Hospital, Ibadan, Oyo State.
The wife of the Governor, Dr. Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu, who disclosed this on Thursday at the celebration of Year 2020 Universal Healthcare Coverage Day, organized by the Lagos State Health Management Agency, said the development was in furtherance of the commitment of the state government to expand access to healthcare delivery, especially for the less-privileged.
People across the world harkened to the call of the delectable Convener of Arise Walk For Life, Dr. Siju Iluyomade, of Arise Women, in a bid to encourage exercises and improve their health status.
Speaking at the 20th National Women virtual conference of the Committee of Wives of Lagos State Officials held at Eko Hotels and Suites in Lagos on Wednesday, Governors Sanwo-Olu and Oyetola said government was ready to do things differently and positively.