The Lagos State Government has promised to take full responsibility of the medical bills of victims of the motor accident involving a Dangote truck and a passenger (BRT) bus which occurred during the early hours of Tuesday, August 27th, 2019 along Lagos-Ikorodu Road.
Lagos state Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi who visited the victims of the accident at the General Hospital, Ikorodu expressed deep sympathy to the victims and assured them of quality and adequate care at the facility.
The commissioner disclosed that out of the 53 accident victims that were brought to the hospital, one of the victims was brought in dead while two others died in the hospital due to the severity of injuries sustained.
Abayomi added that eight others were referred to other state-owned specialist facilities, five out of which were referred to the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, LASUTH while the remaining three were taken to the General Hospital, Gbagada for further treatment.
The Commissioner lauded the swift action of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), and other first respondents in the prompt rescue of the accident victims.
He further assured that that the state government would do everything possible to ensure that the victims were discharged soonest.