Ogun State government has commenced a full-scale rehabilitation of the General Hospital, Ibiade, in Waterside Local government Area of the state for efficient health care service delivery to the people.
Speaking during a monitoring exercise to the facility, the Permanent Secretary, Hospital Management Board, Dr. Nafiu Aigoro, expressed satisfaction with the level of work done by the contractor in less than three weeks when the rehabilitation began.
Aigoro, in a statement signed by the board’s Information Officer, Ms. Adebukola Adekambi, revealed that the ongoing massive renovation in the hospital is unprecedented.
While adding that all departments and units have been touched, he also disclosed that similar renovation was ongoing at the General Hospitals in Idiroko, Ogun West and Odeda in Ogun Central Senatorial Districts.
“The facelift of this hospital is in fulfilment of Governor Dapo Abiodun‘s resolve to make life more meaningful for the people of Ogun State wherever they are. With the ongoing overhauling of these health facilities, I am confident that the renovation will be up to standard”, he said.
The Permanent Secretary charged personnel of the hospitals to renew their sense of commitment, saying the government would not renege in its effort at providing a conducive working environment for them.
Expressing appreciation to the government, the Medical Director, General Hospital, Ibiade, Dr. Oluwatosin Durojaye, on behalf of other staff, pledged to continue to perform their duties with total commitment and sense of dignity.
He also requested for more personnel to be deployed to the hospital, in order to cope with the expected increased patronage.