State Of Osun Clamps Down On Quack Doctors


Osun State Ministry of Health says it has intensified efforts to clamp down on quack Doctors and patent medicine sellers in the State.

Commissioner for Health, Doctor Temitope Ilori stated this during the appearance of the State Ministry of Health before the Joint House Committee on Finance and Appropriation and Health for the 2013 Budget Performance Review.

Doctor Ilori said as part of efforts of the administration of Governor Rauf Aregbesola to ensure quality health care services in the state, the present administration is focusing on sanitizing health sector to ensure quack medical practitioners are removed from the system.

The Commissioner pointed out that the Ministry had renovated nine hospitals in nine Federal Constituencies of the state which were in deplorable conditions so as to make quality health services accessible to the people.

In his response, Chairman, House Committee on Health, Mr. Leke Ogunsola charged the Ministry to continue the good work while assuring them of the support of the House.