Lions Sign MOU with Ogun State Govt


The International Association of Lions Clubs, District 404B1 Nigeria and Ogun State Government of Nigeria have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the construction and provision of six modular eye clinics by Lions Clubs International Foundation in six PHC (Primary Health Centers) in Ogun state.

During the brief MOU signing ceremony in Abeokuta, the Lions’ Vision Project Administrator, Lion Lekan Babalola, a Past District Governor of District 404B1 updated the Health Commissioner Dr Tomi Coker on the six modular health clinics project.

According to Babalola, the six centers are already in the process of completion. Adding that all the state-of -the-art eye service equipment for the six centers are already procured. The next phase of the project is the compulsory training for the personnel such as ophthalmologists, optometrists, Nurses and Data Technicians for all the six centers.

Ogun State Commissioner for Health, Dr Timi, Coker addressing Lions and other officers of the ministry

Health Commissioner Dr Tomi Coker commended the Lions Club International and noted that Lions Clubs are helping the government and particularly her ministry in efficient eye health service delivery to the people of Ogun State.  He reiterated the government support for the project.

The six eye modular clinics being established in Imeko, Ayetoro, Ipokia, Ijoko,  Ilaro and Idiroko Primary Health Centers, according to Lion Lekan Babalola, are funded by Lions Clubs International Foundation in collaboration with Latter-Day Saints Charites.

Other members of the District 404B1 Lions Clubs at the signing ceremony include the IPDG Lion Lynda Odunbaku, Lion (Dr) Mrs Juliet Opaleye and Lion Dare Agbeluyi.



Source: Dare Agbeluyi, Chief Publisher.

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