April 15, 2024

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Public healthcare centres will witness great improvement, Gov. Adeleke assures citizens 

The Executive Governor of Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke has reiterated his administration’s commitment to improved service delivery in public healthcare centres in the state, outlining efforts to revamp infrastructures in hospitals to meet the health needs of the people.

Governor Adeleke said this on Tuesday at the commissioning of 80-bed SDG hospital in Ipetumodu, describing the intervention as a great contribution to the provision of healthcare development and services for the people of Osun state.

The Governor who was represented at the event by his deputy, Prince Kola Adewusi, commended President Muhammadu Buhari for citing the hospital in the state, noting that the project was a further testimony of the love of the president for the people of Osun state.

He also lauded the Spokesman to President Buhari, Mr. Femi Adesina, for doing the state proud with the commendable service rendered to the nation in the last eight years, pointing out that “He (Femi Adesina) is the facilitator of this SDG hospital that will enhance the well-being of the people of our dear state.”

Governor Adeleke said his administration has committed a lot of investment in the health sector, which include a recently concluded medical surgery initiatives that benefitted twenty-two thousands people in the nine federal constituencies, adding that “I recently approved hazard and other related allowances for resident doctors of the UniOsun Teaching Hospital. This ensured that Osun was not affected in the recent national warning strike by resident medical doctors.”

Speaking further, the Governor noted that “We have also concluded a survey of needs analysis of our various hospitals. The next stage is an ongoing review to ensure the hospitals and health centres are equipped to service the populace accordingly.

“The SDG hospital being commissioned today is therefore a very helpful addition to the sustained efforts of our government to meet the health needs of our people.

“On behalf of the people and government of Osun state, we are elated at the completion of the project. It is on this note that I am honored and privileged to Commission this hospital in service of humanity.”

Signed:
Mallam Olawale Rasheed,
The Spokesperson to the Executive Governor of Osun State