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Osun Government has spent 4 billion naira on health – Commissioner

Osun State Government says it has spent four billion naira out of the 6.2 billion naira grant given to the state by the World Health Organization, WHO, for the revitalization and rehabilitation of health care facilities in the state.

The state Commissioner for Health, Doctor Rafiu isamotu disclosed this at inter-ministerial press briefing in Osogbo.

Doctor Isamotu said the state government had performed tremendously in the sector especially in the fight against coronavirus as well as rehabilitation of 315 primary health care centers across the state.

On his part, the state Commissioner for Works and Transport, Mr Remi Omowaye noted that Oyetola-led administration was passionate about the development of the state hence the need to embark on human and infrastructural development.

Mr Omowaye said the state had concluded plan to rebuild the burnt Atakumosa Market in Ilesa to enhance economic activities of the ancient community.

Also speaking, the state Commissioner for Women and Children Affairs, Mrs Bukola Olaboopo maintained that government had invested heavily in the welfare of women and children in the state in terms of empowerment and vocational training.

Mrs Olaboopo submitted that the ministry would collaborate with relevant agencies in order to make life more bearable and meaningful for women and children in the state.

In a remark, Osun State Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation, Mrs Funke Egbemode said inter-ministerial briefing would be holding on a monthly basis in the state.

Wasiu Ajadosu

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