Aisha Buhari donates sanitary kits to Lagos hospitals

The Aisha Buhari Foundation (ABF) on Monday distributed sanitary kits to women and children in three hospitals in Lagos state.

The hospitals visited were the Massey Street Children’s Hospital, Onikan Health Centre and the Lagos Island Maternity Hospital.

Speaking at the presentation, the Special Assistant on Events Management and Domestic affairs to the First Lady, Mrs Zainab Ikaz-Kassim said that the gesture was part of her effort to support families in maintaining good hygiene.

Ikaz-Kassim, who represented the First Lady narrated her experience in one of the hospitals and commended the professionalism exhibited by the facility’s management.

On her part, wife of the Governor of Lagos State, Mrs Ibironke Sanwo-Olu, who was represented by the wife of the Deputy Governor, Mrs Oluremi Hamzat expressed gratitude to Mrs Buhari for finding Lagos worthy of the gesture.

Mrs Sanwo-Olu, who urged the beneficiaries to ensure maximum utilisation of the items, advised parents, nursing mothers and hospital managements to always observe COVID-19 protocols so as to prevent the spread of the virus.

On her part, the Medical Director and Consultant Paediatrician at the Massey Street Children’s Hospital, Dr Abimbola Mabogunje said the gesture would go along way in meeting the sanitary needs of the beneficiaries.

Mabogunje assured the NGO that the items would be used judiciously.

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