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Makinde Commissions Covid-19 Centre in Awe

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde has commissioned another Covid-19 Isolation Centre in Awe, Afijio Local Government Area of the state where he declared that his administration’s goal of revamping the health sector remains unshaken.

The governor who was represented by the Deputy Governor,Engineer Rauf Olaniyan stated that the current administration in Oyo was set to remodel health facilities in all the nooks and crannies of the state.

Oyo State Deputy Governor, Engr. Rauf Olaniyan while commissioning the healthcentre

A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Makinde, Mr. Taiwo Adisa says the commissioned Awe Isolation Centre was a testament to the government’s commitment to mitigating the impact of COVID 19.

According to the statement, the centre will cater for the well-being of the citizens and residents of all the four local government areas in Oyo town.

The governor called on all relevant stakeholders to collaborate with the government to ensure a world class service in healthcare delivery. 

Earlier, the Commissioner for Health, Dr. Bashir Bello, said that plans were ongoing to site isolation centres in all parts of the state, especially in Ogbomoso, Oke-Ogun and Ibarapa. 

According to him, after the first confirmed case of the virus in the state, the Olodo Infectious Disease Centre and the Agbami Isolation Centre have both been commissioned to aid the state’s Covid-19 containment efforts. 

The member representing Afijio State Constituency in the Oyo State House of Assembly, OYHA, Mr Seyi Adisa, who also spoke at the event, appreciated the efforts of the Seyi Makinde-led administration for not leaving the place to lay waste because according to him, the structure has been deserted for years since it was built in 2004.

Iyabo Adebisi

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