Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has bagged an Award of Excellence as the best performing Governor in healthcare delivery in the country.
This is coming in recognition of the Governor’s effort at providing affordable and qualitative health care services to the people.
Speaking during the presentation of the award by the Association of Certified Professionals of Traditional and Complementary Alternate Medicine of Nigeria, in Abeokuta, Governor Abiodun appreciated the association for according recognition to his administration’s achievement in the health sector.
The Governor, represented by the Chairman, Ogun State Alternate Medicine Board, Balogun Nurudeen Olaleye, said the creation of the Board was to advance the science of natural traditional medicine practice in the State.
He said the vision was to turn around the sub-sector for optimal performance and urged the practitioners to always follow laid down guidelines by the government.
Speaking, the State Coordinator of the Association, Dr. Stella Mofunaya said the Governor was considered for the award based on its assessment of all the southwest zone Governors’ performance on healthcare programmes.
Mofunaya, in a statement by Dolapo Jinad, Press Officer, Ogun State Alternate Medicine Board, said “the award of Excellence presented to the Governor is to further encourage him to do more. “We have noticed various developmental effort of the Governor in the health sector, especially in the creation of the Board and other monumental strides”.