Lagos General Hospital records birth of first set of triplets

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The Ijede General Hospital, on Thursday, recorded a successful and historic birth of a set of triplets since the establishment of the hospital almost four decades ago.

Speaking on the feat, the Medical Director/CEO, General Hospital, Ijede, Dr. Olufunmilayo Bankole expressed profound joy over the landmark achievement, attributing the development to investment in qualitative healthcare delivery by the Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu led administration.

In her words, “The Lagos State Government has done a lot in putting up infrastructures, providing state-of-the-art equipment and recruiting professionals, who have been highly trained in their respective fields, as evident in our success story”.

Dr. Bankole congratulated the parents of the triplets and assured the mother of adequate post-natal care as well as more qualitative healthcare for the babies.

The consultant Obstetrician and Gynecologist, General Hospital, Ijede, Dr. Babatope Oni, who led the delivery team, said the mother, Mrs. Balikis Arobieke delivered a male and two female babies at 12.20, 12.21 and 12.22 pm through a caesarian section, weighing 2.2kg, 2.7kg and 2.3kg respectively.

Dr. Oni said the team, which also included Dr. Omolola James (Surgeon), Dr. Rafiat Obani (Anaesthetics) and CNO Harriet Kelani (Nurse), was full of gratitude to God and the State Government for its commitment towards improving quality healthcare delivery in the State.

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