…as Gov’s wife describe the death as spiritual attack
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has vowed to thoroughly investigate the tragic death of a medical doctor, Vwaere Diaso, who lost her life due to a mechanical failure within the elevator at the Doctors’ quarters of the General Hospital, Odan, Lagos Island.
Sanwo-Olu, who described the death of Diaso as devastating, empathised with the deceased family.
Lagos State government has set up an inquiry team to investigate the incident.
“In light of this tragedy, I have taken immediate action to initiate a thorough investigation into the cause of the mechanical failure.
“It is my sincere commitment that this investigation will be conducted with utmost transparency and fairness, leaving no room for any biases or favoritism.
“I was deeply saddened to hear about the tragic loss of Dr. Vwaere Diaso, a dedicated medical professional whose life was taken due to a mechanical failure within the elevator at the Doctor’s quarters of the General Hospital, Odan, Lagos Island.
“It is distressing to think that such a promising young doctor had her life cut short in such a devastating manner.
“As a parent myself, I cannot help but feel the pain and sorrow that Dr. Diaso’s loved ones must be experiencing during this difficult time. My heart goes out to her parents, family members, friends, and colleagues who are grieving this profound loss,” the governor said.
He also sympathised with the Medical Guild, the Nigeria Medical Association, the Medical Guild, and all doctors in Lagos State.
“I extend my deepest sympathies. Losing a fellow a healthcare professional is a tremendous loss for the entire medical community.” he said.
Governor’s wife’s statement
Dr. Ibijoke, the wife of Governor Sanwo-Olu has reacted to the death of Vwaere Diaso, a female medical doctor, saying “an arrow has been fired into the health family”.
The governor’s wife, while addressing the media, implied that the incident was caused by a “spiritual attack” against the health sector.
In a now-viral video, Ibijoke also linked the incident to the jet accident that occurred in the state on Tuesday while seeking answers from the crowd.
“An arrow has been fired into the health family. First of August is a day I will never forget,” she said. “The same day a helicopter crashed, the same day a lift dropped down. How? How? How?”
Tens of House Officers at the Lagos State General Hospital, Odan, Lagos Island had also protested against the death of Diaso, who reportedly fell to her death from an elevator.
The doctor’s demise has continued to attract a chorus of condemnation on social media platforms, with many Nigerians accusing the hospital’s management of negligence.Follow us on social media