Ogun: Shomide Begins Construction Of Primary Health Center In Abeokuta South

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The transition committee chairman , Abeokuta South local government, Hon. Ayodeji Shomide has begun Construction of primary health center in Oke-Egunya and Ago Oba community area of Ogun State.

He disclosed this at the foundation laying ceremony of primary health center, Oke-Egunya, Ago Oba held on Tuesday

He assured residents of Abeokuta South local government that, no project embarked upon by his administration would be left uncompleted before the expiration of his tenure.

The council Chairman equally assured residents of the community of speedy completion of the ongoing Primary Health Centre under construction in the area.

According to him, the construction of the hospital would be completed in three months time to assuage the hardship the people of the community went through for medical services.

He said ”My administration remained resolute to deliver on the promises to better the lots of the people at the grassroots inspite of the meager resources at my disposal

”The new Primary Health Centre became necessary as the existing five health centres in the local government area could not meet the health care needs of the people especially during the Covid-19 pandemic.

He added that, the gesture was to complement effort of the state government in the health sector.

Shomide however, assured the people that the project will be completed within a shortest period of time.

He therefore appealed to the honourable Commissioner for health to assist in equipping Health Centre with the State of the art facilities for the benefit of the masses when completed.

Speaking earlier, the governor of Ogun State his Excellency, Prince Dapo Abiodun MFR, who was ably represented by the Commissioner of Local Government and Chieftaincy affairs, Hon. Moruf Afuape disclosed that, the government has concluded plans to ensure one primary healthcare is built in each of the 236 wards of the state.

Also at the event, the Commissioner for Health, Mrs. Tomi Coker, assured the people that the ministry of health through the Governor will ensure the centre is well equipped with modern facilities.