Osun State Governor Gboyega Oyetola yesterday said from the middle of this year, healthcare facilities would be guaranteed in all communities in the state.
He spoke in Osogbo during the flag-off of the massive revitalisation of nine general hospitals/comprehensive health centres and 332 primary healthcare centres.
“There will be no need to be going to the general hospital to treat malaria and common aliment. This administration has deliberately decided to take quality and equitable healthcare delivery to the grassroots.
“We have instituted the Osun Health Insurance Scheme to complement the state’s health architecture just as our government makes healthcare affordable to its citizens under the Scheme and pays premium for the highly
“It is our resolve as a party and a government to continue to prioritize the needs of our people and the development of the State, with the health of the people taking the lead,” he said.
The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, described Osun as a model and pacesetter in the health sector, commending the state government for complementing the Federal Government’s efforts towards enhancing healthcare service delivery.