- An RRS team in Lagos has helped a vagrant woman who gave birth to get temporary shelter and medical attention at a health centre in Ikate-Eleguishi
- The team said they came to her rescue after receiving an SOS call from a person in the area
- The woman was, therefore, taken to the health centre with the new baby and her four other kids
The Rapid Response Squad (RRS) team in Lagos state has helped a homeless mother who gave birth to a baby girl on the road.
The RRS official moved the mother to a health centre after an officer got a distress call in Ikate-Eleguishi.
In a Facebook post on the civil force’s page, they said the mother was moved along with her four other children with the help they got from two sympathisers.
According to the same post, the mother and her kids are doing well at the Eti Osa Primary Health Centre in Ikate-Elegushi town.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that Nigerians have taken to the popular micro-blogging platform, Twitter, to hail some police officers for their kindness to a couple.
The Nigerian police had taken to Twitter to share what happened in the early hours of Friday, April 17, 2020. The police said that some of their officers came across a man in Ikoyi.
They said that the man was in distress. The police revealed that when the man was approached, he explained that his wife was in labour at home. The distressed man noted that he has no means to take her to the hospital.
With a sense of urgency, the police officers who approached the man decided to help him. They told the man to enter into their car and drove down to his house.
In other news, Abdulrazak Habib, the co-chairman of Kano state task force on Covid-19, narrated how he recovered and what he experienced as a patient.
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Habib who is a professor at the Bayero University Kano and also works at the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital recovered on Thursday, May 7. The health ministry, his release from the isolation centre came after he tested negative twice.
The academic said he was infected while he was working with the task force, adding that he was sick for a month and on admission for several days.
“I got infected while serving as part of the Kano State COVID-19 Task Force. I suffered a moderately severe disease with high fever, cough, mild shortness of breath, loss of appetite, vomiting, diarrhoea, hypokalemia, severe weakness, and ultimately mild shock. I was sick for about one month and on admission for 20 days,” he said.
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