According to the Lagos State Government, it will ensure that anyone found negligent by the report of the inquiry faces appropriate sanctions.

The Lagos State Government has expressed shock following the sad death of Dr. Vwaere Diaso who died inside an elevator after it malfunctioned.

According to a statement by Olumide Sogunle, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Information & Strategy in Lagos state, anyone found negligent in the matter will face appropriate sanctions.

The statement reads:

“The Lagos State Government is shocked at the news of the death of Dr. Vwaere Diaso, a Medical Officer undergoing housemanship at the Lagos State General Hospital, Odan.

The sad event occurred on Tuesday, August 1, 2023.

The State Government, especially management and staff of the Lagos State Ministry of Health, commiserate with the family of the deceased on the unfortunate loss of their daughter who passed on as a result of the mechanical failure of an elevator at the General Hospital, Odan, Lagos Island.

An inquiry by a team of officials from the Lagos State Ministry of Health, Lagos State Health Service Commission, Lagos State Safety Commission and certified Lift and Vertical Transportation Equipment experts has commenced.

The Lagos State Government will ensure that anyone found negligent by the report of the inquiry will face appropriate sanctions.”



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