Under President Buhari’s Leadership, Health Sector Has Been The Best; MD, FMC Abeokuta Says, But Gives Complaint Of Spending 44Million Monthly On Power Generation, Due To Rising Cost Of Diesel In The Country



The Medical Director, Federal Medical Centre, Abeokuta, Professor Adewale Musa Olomu has described  the President Buhari’s Regime as the best, in terms of rendering quality and world standard healthcare delivery, provision of facilities and equipments, all which had helped to upgrade the development of various medical institutions in the country

Professor Olomu made this known, while addressing the Press, on the importance of the newly established Programme of the Federal Medical Institution, “Medical Outreach for Journalists In Ogun State,” at the Iwe Iroyin House, on Thursday, 30th of June, 2022.

He noted that, in terms of funding, the Federal Government had been faithful, because it had always been releasing 100 percent of budgets to all Government’s Medical Centres in the country.

The Medical Director also confirmed that, many projects had been commissioned in various Health Institutions, especially under the Buhari’s current leadership.

He therefore commended the current administration of the country, under President Buhari, for its tremendous support and contributions to the best performance of all Federal Medical Centres in Nigeria.

Furthermore, he called on the Government to declare a state of emergency on the power sector of the country in FMC, Abeokuta and other Government’s Medical Centers, considering the rising cost of diesel.

The MD disclosed that the hospital spent an average of N44 million on the purchase of diesel to run the hospital, adding that, rising cost of diesel from N600 to N730 per litre was threatening the survival of the tertiary institution.

According to him, they used N5million worth of diesel every two weeks that comes, making it N10million in a month, but suddenly it (diesel) jumped to N22million (every two weeks) and come to N44million in a month.

Professor Olomu stated that, the FMC, Abeokuta, was currently consuming a lot of energy, explaining that government needed to make adequate energy supply to the Federal Medical Centre, Abeokuta for the Institution to thrive further and realise more revenue generation.

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