First Baby Of The Year Welcomed By First Lady Of Lagos State
Fabenmedia Nigeria reports that the first baby of the year has been welcomed by wife of the Lagos State governor, Mrs. Joke Sanwo-Olu at the Mushin General Hospital.
Babatunde Amoo family’s baby arrived at 12:01am on Friday weighing 3kg. The baby was born to its parent after 7-year of Infertility through Caesarian
This online platform reports that the first lady was accompanied by permanent secretaries and wives of top government functionaries, Joke Sanwo-Olu said the Lagos first baby of the year is a symbolic event of 2021.
Lagos First Lady, Joke Sanwo-Olu
Lagos State Commissioner of health, Professor Akin Abayomi who was represented at the hospital by the the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry, Dr. Olusegun Ogboye, said, “For us in the Ministry of Health, the First Baby of the Year is a symbolic event. As a state, the very first activity of the government every year is seen to focus on health care.
Mr. Babatunde Amoo, baby’s father, his wife, Tomilola, Dr(Mrs.) Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu, First lady Lagos, Mrs. Oluremi Hamzat wife of Deputy Governor and Mrs. Folashade Jaji, Secretary to Lagos State Government with first Baby of the year at General Hospital Mushin, on Friday 1st January, 2020.
“Its significance is demonstrated by the priority it is given, with the visit of the wife of our Governor and the many important dignitaries, who could have been elsewhere, but have chosen to spend their first few hours of the new year here in our public hospitals.” the baby of the year is a symbolic event.
Fabenmedia Nigeria also reports that Dr Ogboye said that the health ministry is responsible to see that residents have access to services that promote health and well-being of the citizen in Lagos State.