Lagos recruiting health workers


The Lagos State Health Service Commission (LSHSC) has begun mass recruitment of health workers to address manpower gap in the medical sector.

A statement released by the Permanent Secretary of LSHSC, Dr. Ademuyiwa Eniayewun made this known wherein it was revealed that Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu approved the upgrading of five health centres to the status of general hospitals.

The affected centres include that of Onikan, Harvey Road, Ebute-Metta, Ijede, as well as Ketu-Ejirin.

In regard to health workers’ recruitment, Eniayewun said in part, “Vacancies needing to be filled include Consultants, Registrars, Medical and Dental officers, Health Records Officers, Pharmacists, Nurses, Medical Laboratory Scientists and Physiotherapists. Others are Radiographers, Optometrists, Dental Therapists and Technologists, Medical Laboratory and Dental Technicians as well as House Officers and Interns.

“Interested candidates are expected to apply online, from Monday August 16 (today) to Saturday September 4 through the LSHSC’s portal at

“Only shortlisted candidates will however be contacted for the computer-based test and interview.”


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