Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu had on Friday 26th of August received a recognition award of best performing State in the South West Routine Immunization.
Governor Sanwo-Olu who was represented by his Hon. Commissioner for Health, Prof Akin Abayomi, received the award during the event to mark the 2022 African Vaccination Week and third year anniversary of wild polio eradication in Nigeria held at the Ladi Kwali Hall of Sheraton Hotel, in Abuja.
The Federal Government through the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), stated that the award was in recognition of Mr. Governor’s performance in health sector particularly in Routine Immunization. The secretary to the Federal Government, Mr. Boss Mustapha and the Federal Minister of Health, Dr. Osagire Ehanire handed the award to the State.
Also at the event was the Permanent Secretary to the Lagos State Primary Health Care Board, Dr. Ibrahim Akinwunmi Mustafa with the Immunisation Programme Coordinator, Dr. Olubunmi Akinlade and the State Immunisation Officer, Mrs. Uniroh.
Dr. Mustafa thanked his medical team for their support and contributions toward the achievement of the feat.
By Filade Olumide/Vavdefan Blessing. Deputy Director, Public Affairs PHCB.