Shogunro Ago Ogu is one of the riverine communities in Iwaya, Yaba area of Lagos. It is home to various tribes in Nigeria and even beyond.
This Fishing community that has existed for many decades could hardly boast of basic facilities such as Primary Health Centre.
This has led many of the pregnant women into the homes of traditional herbalists.
In this report titled ‘Shogunro, Community where pregnant women find succour in herbal homes’, Bunmi Yekini takes a look at the dangers inherent in this kind of practice and the need for government to quickly intervene.