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Police, Rotary Ikoyi partner on quality healthcare for Nigerians

In a bid to improve the quality of healthcare in Nigeria, especially among men and women of the Nigeria Police Force, the Rotary Club of Ikoyi, District 9110, has announced the completion of a refurbishment of the Nigeria Police Hospital, Falomo in Lagos, as a support to the Police to help them continue to deliver their best to Nigerians.

The club President, Rotarian Isichei Osamgbi, while speaking at the official commissioning of the project held at the premises of the Police Hospital Falomo in Lagos, noted that this gesture was in line with the values of Rotary which he said is to serve humanity.

According to him, “It gives us great joy to be able to embark on such a project at a time like this. We at Rotary club of Ikoyi are determined to make immediate impact around us and this is just a start of many of such impactful projects we will be embarking on this year.

L-R President, Rotary Club of Ikori, Rotarian Isichie Osamgbi; Commissioner of Police, Medical, Emeka Nwakor-Osaji, District 9110 Governor, Rotarian Dr. Wale Ogunbadejo and Past President of the club, Rotarian Charles Okonkwo at the commissioning of the Police Hospital Refurbishment project in Lagos.

He thanked the management of the Hospital led by the Commissioner of Police, Medical, CP Emeka Nwakor-Osaji, who represented the Force Medical Officer, Assistant Inspector General of Police, Medical- AIG Ahmadu Kaunmi for their partnership and excellent professionalism in the hospital.

He noted that the conducive medical environment maintained by the Hospital and its management was a big attraction to the club to provide the needed support.

Also speaking while commissioning project, the District 9110 Governor, Rotarian Dr. Wale Ogunbadejo expressed his delight with the club’s decision to refurbish the hospital. Ogunbadejo, who oversees all Rotary clubs in Lagos and Ogun States, noted that “Rotary club of Ikoyi was one to emulate, with a long standing history of delivering meaningful and impactful projects to the community which is what Rotary stands for.”

A ward in the hospital

According to the District Governor, the impact of the refurbishment will be felt even by patients who use the facility as the atmosphere would enhance a very quick recovery.

Expressing the gratitude of the management, the Commissioner of Police, Medial, Nigeria Police Hospital, Falomo, Nwakor-Osaji expressed his profound gratitude to the Rotary Club of Ikoyi and Rotary International at large. CP Nwakor stated that the good works of Rotary towards humanity should be emulated by members of the community.

He went on to thank the club for the job well done while promising that the facilities upgraded would be judiciously used to ensure longevity.

The refurbishment included repainting, remodelling, and donation of mattresses, beddings and and medical equipments.


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