The minister of youth and sports development, Chief Sunday Dare has visited the 80 bed hospital in Pakiotan area of Ogbomoso a day after his coronation by Soun Of Ogbomoso Land, Oba Oladunni Oyewumi Ajagungbade 111 as AGBAAKIN of Ogbomoso land.
The Minister who paid a working visit to Pakiotan Specialist Hospital Project that is being facilitated by himself, One of the Sustainable Growth Projects initiated by the Federal Government of Nigeria. recalled that the project started just late last year but the 80 bed hospital project is looking set for commissioning.
Apparently, tackling neonatal, infant and maternal deaths in Nigeria have been a major commitment of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration as evident in the numerous infrastructural interventions across the country and this project, when completed, will be fully equipped by government for its full utilisation by the Ogbomoso people and its environs.
According to the minister “I am pleased to see that the project we started late last year is at the stage of completion, this will improved healthcare infrastructure and this will provide employment opportunity for the people of Oyo state at large.. “
Cheif Sunday Dare said: “I want to thank President Muhammed Buhari and the office of the SSA to the President on SDGs Mrs Orelope-Adefulire for approving this project for the Ogbomoso people. I thank the President for approving the project and giving me the opportunity to facilitate this project for Ogbomoso.
Health is wealth and this 80-bed hospital will no doubt enhance the health delivery system of Ogbomoso.We look forward to more relevant projects to be so cited in Ogbomoso town”.