The Ogun State government has commenced a full-scale rehabilitation of the General Hospital, Ibiade, Ogun Waterside Local government Area, for efficient healthcare service delivery to the people.
Speaking during a monitoring exercise to the facility, the Permanent Secretary, Hospital Management Board, Dr. Nafiu Aigoro expressed satisfaction with the level of work done by the contractor in less than three weeks when the rehabilitation began.
Dr. Aigoro, in a statement signed by the HMB’s Information Officer, Ms. Adebukola Adekambi, revealed that the ongoing massive renovation in the hospital is unprecedented, as all departments and units have been touched, stating that similar renovation was ongoing at the General Hospitals in Idiroko, Ogun West and Odeda in Ogun Central Senatorial Districts.
“The facelift of this hospital is in fulfilment of Governor Dapo Abiodun‘s resolve to make life more meaningful for the people of Ogun State wherever they are. With the ongoing overhauling of these health facilities, I am confident that the renovation will be up to standard”, he said.
The Permanent Secretary charged personnel of the hospitals to renew their sense of commitment, saying the government would not renege in its effort at providing a conducive working environment for them.
Expressing appreciation to the government, the Medical Director, General Hospital, Ibiade, Dr. Oluwatosin Durojaye pledged on behalf of other staff to continue to perform their duties with total commitment and sense of dignity, requesting for more personnel to be deployed to the hospital, in order to cope with the expected increased patronage.