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Lagos state government announces free delivery including CS at Government Hospitals 

The Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has announced that the state will begin to offer free deliveries including caesarean sections at government hospitals.  

According to Sanwo-Olu, a rebate on some particular drugs at all Lagos state government hospitals will also be given to help assist residents with socioeconomic challenges. 

Governor Sanwo-Olu revealed these updates in a recent media interaction addressing the state’s residents today where he addressed the challenges faced since the inception of his administration.  

The adjustments are part of the government’s measures to address pressing socioeconomic challenges. 

Expressing empathy for citizens, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu revealed other key socioeconomic measures in various sectors across the Lagos state government.  

Governor Sanwo-Olu challenged the private sector to contribute to citizen welfare, akin to efforts during the Covid-19 pandemic.

He highlighted the ongoing construction of four additional food hubs and plans for seven more locations in different Local Governments. The State aims to encourage urban farming in Lagos. 

Acknowledging recent incidents, including a building collapse and a woman giving birth at a bus stop, Governor Sanwo-Olu assured prompt responses.

On building demolitions, he clarified that structures violating building and development laws, regardless of ethnic or religious background, are removed to uphold the city’s safety. 

Regarding State Police, Governor Sanwo-Olu advocated for its establishment, believing it is essential for Lagos State.  

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