Tuesday, 2 December 2014

Ebola : Governor Fashola Gives N76m To First Consultant Hospital, Others


The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola has donated N50 million to First Consultant Medical Centre, Obalende, where the index case of the deadly Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), was reported.

This was stated in a press release by the Ministry Of Health, which was signed by the Assistant Director, Press & Public Relations, Tunbosun Ogunbanwo.

The Governor also presented N26 million to all the 13 EVD casualties and survivors in the state to enable them carry on with their lives.

“We cannot compensate First Consultant Medical Centre fully for their losses. We want to show our appreciation to the facility, the survivors and families of the dead victims for their sacrifices that made containment of the disease possible."

“We would do all within our powers to bring the facility back on its feet and in business and re-secure the patronage of their customers.”

The Chief Medical Director of First Consultant Medical Centre, Benjamin Ohaeri, thanked the Governor and the State Government for the gesture stressing that this would restore hope and enliven the atmosphere at the hospital, as well as boost the morale of the personnel.


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