Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola (SAN) Thursday formally flagged off the IgaIdunganran Primary Health Care Centre in Central Lagos as the first 24-hour comprehensive basic health care facility, urging members of the public to always be patient with care givers who work under a lot of pressure
He also implored the health officials to do their work courteously and efficiently since the public rely on them in times of distress.
The Governor who spoke at the formal handover ceremony which attracted several dignitaries including the Oba of Lagos, Oba RilwanAkiolu I noted that citizens who work at the Primary Health Centre should always remember that they got the job in order to serve the people who pay taxes, urging them to do it with courtesy and efficiency.
“Today as we hand over the Iga- Idunganran Primary Health Care Centre, we expect to see the beginning of a very robust grassroots based healthcare service. From today, we expect to see the beginning of a health care service for basic needs like immunization, maternity service and safe deliveries from normal pregnancies”.
“I also urge our chairmen to take ownership by supporting it with resources and also by monitoring the development here on a frequent basis and escalating reports to the Ministry of Health”, he added.