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Buhari commissions projects in Lagos



President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday,arrived Lagos to commission projects by the Akinwumi Ambode-led government.

The full list of the projects he commissioned in the state are: 1. Rehabilitated 10-lane Oshodi/Murtala Muhammed International Airport Road, 2. 170-Bed ‘Ayinke House’ (Maternity Hospital) at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) in Ikeja 3.

Lagos State Theatre at Oregun in Ikeja, 4. New 820 Mass Transit buses 5. Multi-level Oshodi Transport Interchange on the Apapa-Oshodi Expressway. The Lagos state government in a press release obtained by also gave details about the projects that were inaugurated, one of which was 170-bed facility with state-of-the art facility

The newly reconstructed Institute of Maternal And Child Health popularly known as Ayinke House located within the premises of Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) in Ikeja, which was unveiled by President Buhari was described as a critical and timely intervention by the state government in the health sector.

“The Ayinke House, which is Nigeria’s biggest Maternity Hospital, was upgraded from an 80-bed facility to a 170-bed healthcare centre with state-of-the-art medical equipment, as well as information technology services,” part of the statement read. In attendance were governors of Ogun (Ibikunle Amosun), Oyo (Abiola Ajimobi), Ondo (Oluwarotimi Akeredolu), Ekiti (Kayode Fayemi), Jubrila Bindow (Adamawa), acting governor of Edo state, Philip Shaibu; Lagos state governor-elect, Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his deputy, Dr Obafemi Hamzat; Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, among others.