OGUN LAWMAKERS TASK OOUTH, OTHERS ON IMPROVED HEALTH SERVICES

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Ogun State House of Assembly

Ogun State House of Assembly through its House Committee on Health, has tasked the management teams of Olabisi Onabanjo University Hospital, Sagamu and State Hospitals,  Ijebu-Ode and Remo, on the need to further deliver improved healthcare services to the people.

The Chairman of the Committee, Hon. Adegoke Adeyanju gave the advice, while appraising the 2020 budget performance of the hospitals, at the Assembly Complex, Abeokuta.

Adeyanju, in company of other lawmakers noted that it became imperative for the health institutions to maintain their ratings, as reference points for others across the country through quality service delivery to the residents of the State.

Earlier in his remarks, the Chief Medical Director, OOUTH, Dr. Peter Adefuye, said the hospital expended N7.59m on rehabilitation and repairs of centres, while the procurement of health and medical equipment gulped N2.1m in the last six months, just as a total of N250.9m was generated as revenue during the period under review.

The CMD added that the hospital had accredited for the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) at primary, secondary, emergency and tertiary Care levels, with an appeal for more equipment in specialised services for improved service delivery.

Also, the Medical Director of Ijebu-Ode, Dr. Oluwaseyi Adetola and his Isara counterpart, Dr. Durojaye Bankole, took turn to present their 2020 budget performance reports before the lawmakers.

In another development, the Committee on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs appraised the 2020 budget performance of Yewa South and Ipokia Local Government Councils.

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The report presented by the transition Chairmen of the councils, Olabode Fagbenro and Abiola Abolurin, indicated that various infrastructural projects were implemented within the period under review.

Fagbenro added that, a total revenue of N20.4m was generated internally in the last six months, with N19.45m expended on projects, while Abolurin stated that N5.6m was raked in to government coffers, with N9.3m spent on capital projects between January and June, 2020.


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