Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has commissioned a health centre built by the Nasrul-Lahi-Faith (NASFAT) Society, Ikorodu branch.
The Governor appreciated NASFAT for such an initiative, stating how pleased the state government was to have such support for good governance.
The Governor, who was represented by Imam (Prince) Mutairu Adam, Special Adviser to the Governor on Islamic Affairs, unveiled and commissioned the plaque before taking a tour of the facilities.
The facilities included the outpatient, female ward, private ward, ante-natal, maternity, nurse station, pharmacy, store, laboratory, and consulting room, among others.
Sanwo-Olu said, “I would like to congratulate NASFAT for this giant stride.” I would also like to thank you for this great contribution and, equally, for registering your name among the league of organizations that have chosen to support government and good governance. I pray that God will continue to strengthen your organization,” he said.
“In the last four hours that I have been here, I have listened to your requests and complaints and I will convey them to His Excellency.
“The government is always happy when cooperation and support like this comes from the people. We thank you greatly.
“We want to enjoin residents and organisations to emulate gestures like we are witnessing today from NASFAT and we, as a government, will not relent in bringing developments to our society.
“We want to thank NASFAT through its President for sticking profoundly with the principles of NASFAT as enumerated earlier.”
In his remarks, The Adeboruwa of Igbogbo, His Royal Majesty, Oba (Barr.) Semiudeen Orimadegun Kasali, applauded NASFAT for the development, expressing his joy to see inventions such as this being revived.
He said, “I commend those that initiated this project because it’s no longer common.” It was old societies that were doing things like this. I am really happy that since the formation of NASFAT, things have started changing for the better.
“I thank NASFAT for elevating Islam and for being true to its principles.”
The NASFAT branch Chairman, Alhaji Mikhail Oladapo Longe, revealed that the medical facility was built towards the actualization of the policy trust of the National Executive Council of the Society, which are health, education, livelihood, and dawah.