Kwara Commissioner Applauds Health Workers Efforts on SGBV

Commissioner for Women Affairs visits hospital treating Sexual Gender Based Violence in Ilorin.
(Last Updated On: 2023-09-21)


Commissioner for Women Affairs visits hospital treating Sexual Gender Based Violence in Ilorin.

The Kwara Commissioner for Women Affairs, Mrs Abosede Buraimoh, has commended some healthcare workers for prompt intervention on Sexual Gender Based Violence (SGBV) victims in Ilorin.

Buraimoh made the commendation on Thursday during a familiarisation visit to some of the facilities where the health personnel work.

The hospitals are the Ajike Care Centre, General Hospital, Sexual Assault Evidence Centre and Sobi Specialist Hospital, Alagbado, Ilorin.

She also commended the hospital management for their prompt intervention to cases relating to SGBV and for having good maintenance culture at the centres.

According to her, the medical team did well in taking responsibility and being passionate about their jobs in spite various challenges.

The commissioner urged the team to keep up the good work while assuring the management of government’s resolve to address some of the challenges in due course.

Responding, Dr Suleiman Rotimi, the Chief Medical Director, Sobi Specialist Hospital, appreciated the commissioner’s team for the visit.

He however urged the government to intensify efforts at creating awareness and sensitisation to the public about the centre and the need to train more medical personnel.

Dr Obalowu Ismaila, the Deputy Director, Ajike Care Centre, also commended Dr Folake AndulRazaq, the Kwara First Lady, for being passionate about children, women and the girl child.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the commissioner also visited Sexual Rehabilitation Home and Rehabilitation Home, Amayo, both in Ilorin, where she was briefed about some of the challenges facing the centres.



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