Following the unfortunate elevator accident, which claimed the life of a medical doctor, Dr. Vwaere Daiso, at the General Hospital, Odan, Lagos-Island, the state government in tandem with the directive of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has commenced investigations to inquire about the cause of her death.
The state government in a statement issued by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Information and Strategy, Mr. Olumide Sogunle said the investigation panel, which was given 48 hours to conclude action submitted its initial findings this weekend for further actions to be taken on the matter.
Sogunle, disclosed that the lift installer has been handed over to the Police for questioning, stating that the panel has met with the Facility Manager, management of the General Hospital, Lagos, and the Lagos State Infrastructure Asset Management Agency (LASIAMA), to unravel the circumstances surrounding the elevator accident.
He said: “A Panel comprising the Chairman of the Lagos State Health Service Commission (HSC), Permanent Secretary of the Health Service Commission, Director-General of the Safety Commission, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health; House officers and representatives of the medical associations, has been set up.
In the same vein, the Lagos State House of Assembly has set up an 8-man ad-hoc committee to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of a medical doctor, Vwaere Diaso, at Odan General Hospital, Lagos Island.
The 8-man committee to be headed by Deputy Speaker, Mojisola Meranda includes Hon. David Setonji, Hon. Lara Oyekan, Hon. Olayinka Ajomale, Hon. Shabi Adekola, Omolara Olumegbon, Hon. Oluwa Akanbi and Hon. Olarenwaju Afinni and they are to report back in two weeks.
Hon. Olarenwaju Afinni representing Lagos Island Constituency 2 raised the issue of the doctor’s death under Matter of Urgent Public importance during plenary.