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Oyo State government has retreated it’s commitment towards supporting all initiatives geared towards ensuring the well being of it’s citizenry.

The Executive Secretary, State Primary health care board, Dr Muideen Babatunde Olatunji made this known  during the foundation laying of the Proposed Primary Health care centre at ITABO Community, Lanlate.

Dr Olatunji who commended the initiator of the building, Hon Adebayo Kehinde Lateef, stressed that such gesture is the first in the history of PHC in Oyo state, for a supervisory counselor for health to embark on such huge project.


He eulogised Hon Lateef, who is the supervisory councillor for health, Ibarapa East local govt for prioritizing the health of his people and community.

The ES, Oyo State Primary Health Care Board, informed the gathering that the state government has mapped out the construction of a level-3 PHC in all the 351 wards in the state adding that 210 facilities have been completed while 90 facilities are at different stages of completion.

Dr. Olatunji in his words said, “Oyo state government is in partnership with French government to equip and upgrade health facilities in the state. The State is also enjoying World bank assisted project to support revitalization of Primary Health Care Centers.”

“In the first phase of the project, 264  facilities have been supported with 4.5m each for some of the needed interventions in those facilities in a bid to make them qualitative in service provision for the masses.”

He further said the government of Oyo state is doing everything possible to provide drugs and other logistics in all the facilities so as to improve quality of life for the citizens.”

“State Government has commenced the enlistment of one hundred thousand vulnerable persons on the social health insurance scheme.”

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