The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Officers, Ilesa Unit, has donated blood to improve health delivery schemes as well as to save accident victims.
Samuel Oyedeji, the Ilesa Unit Commander Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) said that the blood donation programme was organised to mark 30th Anniversary of FRSC worldwide He said that the gesture was to contribute to improve the health delivery system and reduce death rate occasioned by the shortage of blood to accident victims in hospitals.
According to him, in 2017, about 149 accident victims were injured in road traffic crash, in which 31 died on the spot, living 59 injured, who later gave up the ghost in the hospitals. “We are committed to saving lives and properties, this moved us to organise the event to mark the occasion so as to reduce the rate of death through shortage of blood to victims of a road accident.
In his address, Dr Olowookere Akintunde, the Consultant Family Physicians & HOD Accident & Emergency, Wesley Guild Hospital, Ilesa, lauded the organisers of the programme.