Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Monday encouraged more Philanthropist to contribute to the health sector in Lagos state as he praised Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for their role in the health sector.
Sanwo-Olu made this statement after Nigerian Breweries paid him a courtesy call , urging him to help rehabilitate Abebe village road which links Iganmu to Eric Moore .
While addressing the media Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu said
‘A lot of people need to use the primary healthcare which is closer to them than the Secondary healthcare. I just returned from a trip which will be of great benefit to Lagosians. My team and I visited the United States where we discussed issues relating to the health sector after which we had a twenty hour journey to China .
‘This trip is to build a strong sister relationship with the private sector and harbour cooperation with many business stakeholders in China .’
Also, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu promised Nigerian Breweries on their request ,as he urged them to go and clean their environment.
‘Abebe road is Strategic and it links Iganmu with Eric Moore. We will take it up and revamp it.We are doing a lot in Badagry Expressway and we are developing the rail.’
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Monday also officially launched the Emblem and Appeal Fund, ahead of the January 15, 2020 commemoration of the Armed Forces Remembrance day.
Sanwo-Olu who received the Ex-Servicemen at the Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja called for continuous support for family members of those who paid the supreme price of laying their lives for the continued coexistence and unity of the Country.
The Commandant-General, Nigerian Legion, Lagos State Council, Fola Akande urged the people and government to support and identify with the widows, children and families of the fallen heroes, by donating generously, buying and wearing the Armed Forces Remembrance Day celebration emblem .