Lagos Assembly Donates To LASUTH


The Lagos State House of Assembly has donated medical items and drugs worth millions of naira to the State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH).

The lawmakers made the donation to the burns department of the hospital.

The items include 50 packs of sodium bicarbonate injection, 50 packs of potassium chloride injection, 120 packs of metro infusion, 100 pieces of pillow case, 50 mackintosh, 50 pieces of bed line, 100 pieces of bed sheet.

Others are surgical gloves, examination gloves, oxygen cylinders, operating dermatome, plasters.

The Deputy Speaker of the House, Taiwo Kolawole, who made the presentation on behalf of the other members, explained that the gesture was necessitated by the way the doctors handled the case of a member of the House recently.

Kolawole said the House was satisfied with the treatment which the hospital carried out on Hon. Rotimi Kazeem, who suffered from burns recently.

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He said the donation was their own contribution to the treatment of other burns patients in the hospital, adding that it would help to reduce untimely death occasionally recorded at the hospital.

“Few months ago, one of our colleagues was brought here for treatment and we appreciate the way and manner the patient was attended to and we felt that we should donate to the hospital. That is why we are here today,” the deputy speaker said.

Receiving the materials on behalf of the hospital, the Chief Medical Director, Dr. Wale Oke, commended the lawmakers over the gesture, stressing that the donation would go a long way in saving the lives of patients.

He promised judicious use of the medical materials.

—Eromosele Ebhomele

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