5-yr-old victim of Sunday’s explosion in stable condition- Medical Director

A five-year-old boy, David Nnamdi, who was a victim of the Abule-Ado explosion, which occurred on Sunday is in a stable condition at the Alimosho General Hospital.

Medical Director of the hospital, Dr. Madewa Adebajo, who confirmed this on Tuesday in Lagos, stated that Nnamdi was brought to the hospital by Lagos Ambulance (LASAMBUS) Team on Sunday.

“Nnamdi is conscious of his immediate environment and he is stable after 24 hours of the incident; he is coherent and conscious of his immediate environment.

“X -rays have been conducted along with various tests as well as extensive treatment, which the wife of the Lagos state Governor, Mrs Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu benevolently supported financially with cash for the caregivers,”

Also, a consultant surgeon at the hospital, Dr. Efunnuga Efunyele, said the boy was stable in spite of his head injury.

Efunyele said that Nnamdi’s body temperature was being closely monitored.

It would be recalled that the governor’s wife had on Monday visited the victim at the hospital and promised to pay the medical bills of the boy.

During her visit, Mrs. Sanwo-Olu enjoined residents of the state to be safety conscious toward safeguarding lives and property.

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She said: “It is very sad that such occurrence happened. I sincerely condole with every family affected by this gruesome experience. However, this requires that we must see something and say something as a daily culture.

“All Lagosians should be very observant of their immediate environment to alert upon any unusual activities. We must all learn to raise alarm on every occurrence that seems strange before it escalates.”

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