Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwoolu has presented a three bedroom flat to veteran actress, Hajia Lanre Hassan, aka Iya Awero.
The development was communicated to the public by the Commissioner for Information, Mr. Gbenga Omotosho in a tweet on Wednesday.
The gesture is coming few weeks after the governor intervened in the health challenges of another veteran actor, Yinka Ogundaisi who had health challenges.
Omotoso, revealed the development when he tweeted thus:
“Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu today presented a gift of 3-bedroom flat at the newly commissioned Prince Abiodun Ogunleye Housing Scheme to a Nollywood veteran, Mrs Lanre Hassan Adesina Aka IYA AWERO, to cater for her urgent housing need.”
In a video shared by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Gboyega Akosile, Sanwo-Olu noted that it was important to celebrate an icon like Iya Awero while she was still alive, instead of waiting for her to die before doing so.