Governor Ajimobi tasks Nigerians on constant Medical check-up

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has urged Nigerians to always go for medical check-ups in order to stay healthy, saying that Oyo State will soon be a force to reckon with in the nation’s healthcare service delivery with the soon to be introduced 200 million naira Health Insurance Scheme.  

 

The governor said this on Monday at the flag off a statewide Free Health Mission and the Unveiling of the multi-million dollar medical equipment and consumables at Adeoyo Maternity Teaching Hospital, Yemetu Ibadan.

 

Governor Ajimobi noted that the efforts of the present administration to overhaul the health sector will make the state, the Mecca of healthcare services in Nigeria, adding that the availability of new medical equipment, upgrade of the state-owned health institutions to training facilities as well as provision of free healthcare services to the needy throughout the State among others will help in actualizing his vision for the health sector.

 

Governor Ajimobi advised the people of the State and Nigerians as a whole to constantly visit health centers to check their health status in order to avoid early and untimely death, quoting a Buddhist proverb "to keep the body in good health is a duty, otherwise we will not be able to keep the mind.”

 

Senator Ajimobi gave kudos to the Nigeria Women Association of Georgia, a non -governmental organization based in the United States of America, for their support to the state health sector and the donation of medical equipment and consumables worth 2million dollars.