LASAMBUS Officials Rescue, Deliver Stranded, Pregnant Woman In Labour, Photos Emerge

LASAMBUS Officials Rescue, Deliver Stranded, Pregnant Woman In Labour, Photos Emerge

  • A young woman in Lagos put to bed a baby boy on Friday, April 29, but not without the help of LASAMBUS operatives
  • The woman, Shukarat Isa, before giving birth, was stranded and in labour when officials of the service came to her rescue
  • Shukarat and her newborn baby boy who weighed 3.3kg as of Friday have been taken to Ikate Health Centre for more medical attention

Lagos - Officials of the Lagos State Ambulance Service (LASAMBUS) on Friday, April 29, came to the rescue of a stranded, pregnant woman who was in labour along Ozumba Mbadiwe Road, Victoria Island.

As reported in a Facebook post by the state government, the woman, Shukarat Isa, was in transit on a public bus from Awoyaya in Ibeju-Lekki Local Government to Orile when the labour started.

Thankfully, officials of the state-owned medical body assisted the young lady to deliver a baby boy who weighs 3.3kg.

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The post has it that the Shukarat is a resident of 30 Akin Akinsheyinwa Street, located in the Awoyaya area of the state.

After the delivery, the mother and the newborn baby were taken to the Ikate Health Centre for further care and management.

The lady was stranded while in labour (Photo: The Lagos State Government)
Source: Facebook

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The state commissioner for health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, explained that the incident occurred yesterday around the Law School Bus Stop on Victoria Island.

Abayomi said this after receiving a report of the successful medical emergency response by the LASAMBUS team.

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Meanwhile, the state government had expressed determination to sustain the state's resilience through the formulation of people-oriented strategies and policies that are need-based and development-focused.

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu made this known at the maiden convocation of the professional diploma programme of the Lagos State Cooperative College (LASCOCO) at Oko-Oba, Agege area of Lagos state.

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Sanwo-Olu explained that his administration would remain relentless in the effort to convert emerging threats to opportunities, leveraging digitalization technologies to deliver learning and educational outcomes.

Represented by the commissioner for commerce, industry and cooperatives, Lola Akande, the governor gave assurance that his administration would continue to provide the much-needed support required by the College to function optimally.


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