A never expiring endeavour for the lions is reaching out to the community to fix up needs and insert smiles into the faces of inhabitants regularly.
In Ikorodu division today, the compatible assistance of the lions club to the overall grassroots development cannot be brushed under the toupee.
Affirmatively so, as members of Ikorodu diamond lions club canvass the lucky fibre area in Ikorodu North LCDA, projecting a post-Ramadan scheme execution for residents.
With a priority on aiding free diabetes tests, provision of free drugs and health talk on sugar levels, the club ascertained to Ikorodu News Network (INN) on the 14th of April 2022, that the program would be targeting artisans around the community and giving enlightened tips to reduce their sugar level in the haul.
Lion Prince Adedoyin Jokotex, a member of the club and project facilitator asserted that the strategy is positioned to keep the inhabitants healthy as they go about their daily activities.
“Diabetes mellitus is a group of diseases that result in too much sugar in the blood (high blood glucose), which is fast killing people today even more than other well-known diseases”
“Knowing that it’s one of the leading causes of death in Nigeria, we decided to work on a program to sensitise residents about the consequences of too much sugar consumption. It is teaching the masses about its causes, management and complications”
“We’re using the medium to reach out to those that don’t have the easy route to access health centres and medical institutions. Telling them about the high level of glucose in the blood which can lead to blur vision, total blindness and also sustaining wounds with prolonged healing process”
Prince Jokotex further stated that the lifestyle of an individual as regards what they eat, drink and commit themselves to, plays a huge part in controlling diabetes mellitus.
“We will be reaching out to Itamope community, to people coming from Laketu, back of lucky fibre, rowolu, Parafa and Jaiyesimi with one aim in mind, to engage those who are uninformed about the challenges of diabetes mellitus” Lion Prince Jokotex added