Makinde Kicks-Off Free Medical Mission
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state has flagged off Free Health Mission for residents in all the 33 local government areas of the state with a call on council chairmen to channel 7.5 per cent of their fund to Primary Health Care service.
The medical mission which is to cover all local government areas of Oyo state was kicked off at Local Authority Primary School, Agede, Kisi in Oke-Ogun axis of Oyo state.
Speaking at the occasion, Governor Makinde noted that the decay in the health sector over the last few decades necessitated the need to embark on a free health intervention accessible to the grassroots.
The state Commissioner for Health, Dr Bashir Bello, stated that the ongoing recruitment of healthcare workers would help in achieving a hitch-free medical mission.
The Iba of Kisi, Oba Lawal Arowoduye the 2nd who spoke on behalf of traditional rulers in Oke-Ogun said the presence of the governor at the occasion indicated that Governor Makinde led administration has the well-being of the people of the state at heart.
The governor later inspected the ongoing construction project of Moniya-Iseyin road and declared the work level satisfactory.
The governor equally inaugurated the Police Mobile force No. 72 Squadron headquarters at Ago Are, ATISBO local government.