Health

Oyo Government Grants State Hospitals Autonomy

Oyo state government has granted semi-autonomy to four state hospitals for more quantitative healthcare delivery.

The hospitals are Adeoyo Maternity Hospital, Yemetu, State Hospital, Ring Road, State Hospital, Oyo and the newly commissioned Specialist Hospital, Saki.

Oyo State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Dr Wasiu Olatunbosun disclosed this while briefing newsmen at the end of the weekly executive council meeting.

Dr Olatunbosun explained that the step would improve the standard of secondary healthcare and reduce bureaucratic bottlenecks in purchasing necessary facilities at the hospitals.

Also speaking, the Commissioner for Agriculture and Water Resources, Mr Jacob Ojemuyiwa hinted that the executive council has approved the rehabilitation of Saki-Ogbooro-Igbooho road through the alternative funding approach at the sum of 8.7billion naira.

Mr Ojemuyiwa said the project would be completed within 18 months.

Similarly, Oyo State government has equally endorsed the installation of 58 motorised borehole across the 33 local government at the sum of 312.2 million naira.

Iyabo Adebisi

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