As the world marks World Humanitarian Day (WHD), a lawmaker in the Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Gbolahan Yishawu representing Eti-Osa constituency 02 on Wednesday, celebrated health workers for their unwavering support amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Recall that World Humanitarian Day (WHD) August 19, is the day when the world commemorates humanitarian workers killed and injured in the course of their work, and honours all aid and health workers who continue, despite the odds, to provide life-saving support and protection to people most in need.
In a statement issued by his media office, Yishawu appreciated the health workers across the country most especially Lagos State who provide support in this Covid-19 period.
Yishawu joined United Nations to commemorate humanitarian workers killed and injured in the course of their work, and to honour all care givers and health workers who continue, despite the odds, to provide life – saving support and protection to people most in need; especially those on the COVID-19 frontlines, without whom this pandemic would have been worse. We must continue to support and pray for them” he added.
The Chairman House Committee on Budget and Economic Planning therefore urged the health workers not to be weary in this time of pandemic, saying their work is well recognized and appreciated.
The lawmaker also lauded the effort of Lagos Assembly led by Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa for the laws made to guide the people at these times. He also appreciated the State government and the entire people of the State.
“We shall continue to pray for you and give you necessary support. I wish you happy celebration.”, he said.