Abuja - Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi
Ambode, has pledged his administration's support towards the completion of the
Bone Marrow Transplant Centre.
The facility is under construction at the Lagos
University Teaching Hospital (LUTH).
It is envisaged this will be key to save the lives of
people suffering sickle cell disorder.
The governor stated this when the Chairman of Sickle Cell
Foundation Nigeria (SCFN), Prof. Olu Akinyanju, and Chief Executive Officer of
the Foundation, Anneite Akinsete, visited him at the Lagos House in Ikeja.
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Ambode commended the Foundation for intervening and
providing succour to victims of sickle cell in Nigeria and expressed optimism
that the establishment of the centre would be a major breakthrough.
The governor added that the state government would
provide support in line with the cardinal programmes of his administration to
touch as many lives as possible.
“I am surrounded by people who have sickle cell disorder,
so I understand the depth of what you are doing," Ambode said. - CAJ News
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- CAJ News