17th December, 2010
The executive chairman of Itire-Ikate Local Council Development Area of Lagos state,Â southwest Nigeria, Hon. Hakeem Bamgbola, has inaugurated a Health Committee, whichÂ he explained is aimed at making life more meaningful for the people of the councilÂ area.
According to Bamgbola, â€œthe committee consists of people and politicians who areÂ members of the community and their task is enormous, but with utmost probity andÂ transparency, coupled with the full support of the people, all will be well. We areÂ charging them to ensure the people of the council area enjoy dividends of democracyÂ through proper healthcare programmes that will be beneficial to themÂ and upliftÂ their living standard,â€ he said.
The council chairman further encouraged members of the committee to live above boardÂ and see the appointment as a privilege to serve the people of Itire Ikate. He alsoÂ charged them to give their very best in performing their duties.
Also speaking, the chairman of the committee, Dr. Felix Kalesanwo, stated that theyÂ hope to carry out primary health care as embedded in the national policy on healthÂ and assured that they will discharge their duties to the best of their abilities.
Other members of the committee are Dr. S.O Tanimowo, secretary; Dr. Peju Quadri,Â representative of private medical practitioners, Alhaji Oluwa, Chief Coker andÂ Alhaji Ajayi as members.