We’ll Continue To Support Aregbesola In Providing Affordable Healthcare – Osun Assembly

The Speaker,Osun House of Assembly, Mr Najeem Salaam, says the parliament will continue to support the Governor Rauf Aregbesola-led executive arm of government in providing affordable healthcare for the citizens of the state. Salaam said this on Wednesday in Osogbo while receiving the members of Diabetes Association of Nigeria (DAN).

 

 

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The speaker, who noted that Governor Aregbesola had improved the health care delivery in the state, said the government would be encouraged to do more.

 

He urged all other stakeholders in the health sector in the state to support Governor Aregbesola-led government’s programmes in providing affordable and qualitative healthcare for the citizenry.

 

In his remarks, the House Committee Chairman on Health, Mr Leke Ogunsola, said diabetes was an ailment that kills if proper care and enlightenment were not given to the public.

 

Ogunsola said if these had been done, people would know the causes and how to prevent diabetes.

 

Also speaking, the DAN National Vice-President, Mr Sunday Olayemi, commended the assembly for supporting the association in its fight against diabetes.

 

Olayemi urged other states’ parliaments to assist diabetic patients in tackling the challenge of insufficient drugs for patients in the hospitals.