The press statement below...
Governor of Lagos State Mr Akinwunmi Ambode has come to the aid of Adwale Obelomo the young man who his leg was crushed by a hit and run driver on the Third Mainland Bridge on Thursday July 16th 2015.
As widely reported on Linda Ikeji Blog and other media houses, the young and very hardworking mechanic ‘Dewale was returning from Victoria Island to his workshop in Agodo Egbe area of Alimosho where he had gone to pick up a customer’s vehicle for repairs.In the course of alighting from the vehicle to observe a deafening sound coming from the rear, a Toyota Hilux driver at top-speed ran into him - crushing his legs and damaging the Toyota Camry car beyond repair.
His left leg had to be amputated immediately while the right one was broken and still under close observation. The President of the Olu Akinnifesi Foundation (a Non-Governmental Organization situated in Alimosho) Mr. Akinyemi Akinnifesi reached out to the Governor and appraised him of the situation and it is heartwarming to say that His Excellency has reached out to Adewale by defraying his medical costs and sending a personal message of hope and goodwill.
Adewale is in high spirits and eager to be re-integrated into society. He is admitted at De-bajo Hospital on Bajulaiye Street in Somolu LGA area of Lagos State receiving treatment and any support for his welfare from members of the Public are welcome.