Tags: Prof Akin Abayomi

Lagos Shuts 20 Pharmacies, Patent Medicine Stores

The Lagos State Taskforce on Counterfeit, Fake Drugs and Unwholesome Processed Foods has shut 20 Pharmacies and Patent Medicine stores at Somolu, Bariga and Oworonshoki. Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, who disclosed this on Thursday after reviewing the report of the recent monitoring, inspection and enforcement exercises carried out by the Taskforce, explained that…

COVID-19: Lagos Inspects Facilities At SCOAN Ahead Of Prophet TB Joshua’s Burial

A delegation from the Lagos State Government led by the Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi and the Director-General of the Lagos State Safety Commission, Mr. Lanre Mojola, visited the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) at the weekend to inspect facilities at the church for COVID safety and prevention protocols in preparation for the…

Sanwo-Olu Relaunches Jigi-Bola Programme

The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has said that it is targeting 25,000 residents as beneficiaries of the relaunched popular “Jigi-Bola” programme, just as he announced that Blindness and Ear Impairment Prevention treatment will be covered under the initiative. Sanwo-Olu, represented by his Deputy, Dr. Kadri Obafemi Hamzat, at the programme re-launched 21 years…

COVID-19 New Variants: Lagos Puts 14 Countries on Watch List

As part of the strategic efforts to mitigate the third wave of COVID-19 in Lagos, the State Government has placed 14 countries on close monitoring. The state government also restated its commitment to strictly enforce COVID travel protocols, especially for inbound travellers. The Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, who made this known at a…

COVID-19: Lagos Concludes First Phase of Vaccination Exercise

The Lagos State government on Wednesday revealed that it has concluded the first half of phase one COVID-19 vaccination campaign in line with the directive of the federal government with over 250,000 persons vaccinated in the state. A statement signed by the Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, stated that the conclusion of the first…

Over 127,000 Persons Get COVID-19 Vaccine Jabs In Lagos

The Lagos state government has revealed that a total number of 127,885 Lagosians have taken the COVID -19 vaccine, 10 days after the exercise began. Commissioner for Health Prof. Akin Abayomi, who broke the news on Sunday, after he received reports of Day 10 of the exercise from the State Primary Health Care Board, said…

E-Registration Mandatory To Getting Covid-19 Vaccine In Lagos State – Prof. Abayomi

Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has stressed the need for citizens, who fit into Phase One of the ongoing COVID-19 vaccination exercise, to register on the dedicated self-registration portal before visiting anyone of the 88 designated sites, noting that e-registration is now a mandatory protocol in the vaccination process in Lagos State.…

First Phase of COVID-19 Vaccination Only For Health, Frontline Workers—Prof. Abayomi

In an attempt to prevent cases of overcrowding in COVID-19 vaccination centres across the state, the Lagos state government has clarified that the first phase of the ongoing exercise is strictly for health workers, frontline staff and essential duty personnel. According to the Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, the state had been…

Covid-19: Astrazeneca Vaccine Safe, Sanwo-Olu Reassures Lagosians

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu yesterday reassured Lagos State residents that the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine is safe. The Governor stated that he did not feel any side effects as claimed by some persons. Governor Sanwo-Olu, who received the AstraZeneca vaccine alongside his deputy, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat; Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi,…

Lagos Produces First Forensic Dentist In West Africa

Lagos State Government’s massive investment in human capital development of the workforce is now yielding dividends as the State Public Service has produced the first Forensic Dentist in the whole of West Africa. The State Commissioner for Establishments, Training and Pensions, Mrs. Ajibola Ponnle, disclosed this while introducing Dr. Victor Adekunle, who just completed a…