Governor Rauf Aregbesola of osun state appears not to be resting on his oars, despite the current economic challenges of the state and the country at large.
In his continuous efforts at ensuring healthy living among his subjects, the Governor recently procured and commissioned some modern medical equipments for medical health centres in Boripe local government area of the state.
The reason for this action, Aregbesola explained is to promote healthy living which invariably will translate into total live, and reduce mortality rate in all spheres.
The governor insists that the restoration of healthy living is one of his cardinal objectives, and would do all within his power to ensure its fulfilment.
He said, “As you are also aware, the state government provides good healthcare services to the people through teaching hospital, which is the highest level, general hospitals and local government health centres.
> “We have also been maintaining our free healthcare policy through constant procurement to ensure availability of free drugs at our hospitals, while there are also free anti-malaria drugs for expectant mothers as part of their ante-natal treatment in government-owned hospitals.
> “Furthermore, we have renovated nine state hospitals, upgraded our existing primary healthcare centres while new ones are being built. We have also provided medical equipment, furniture and electrical appliances for some of our health facilities where these are needed.
> “Ambulances equipped with first aid equipment were purchased and are now in full operation under the Osun Ambulance Services, which is aimed at improving the quick-response capacity of the health system, in cases of accidents and emergencies”. Aregbesola emphasised.