EKSG Reiterates Commitment To Improving On Primary Health Services

October 24, 2012

Ekiti State Deputy Governor, Mrs. Funmi Olayinka responding to the address of the Chief Medical Director of the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Ido-Ekiti, who led members of the management of the health institution on a courtesy call to her office in Ado-Ekiti.

Ekiti State Government has reiterated its commitment to banishing primary health ailment in the state even as it says it was determined to ensure that its people live in good health so as to contribute their quota to the economic development of the Land of Honour.

State Deputy Governor, Mrs. Funmi Olayinka who spoke while receiving members of the management of the Federal Medical Centre, Ido-Ekiti , led by the Chief Medical Director, Dr. Ayodele Majekodunmi  on a courtesy visit lauded the health institution for having impacted positively on the life of Ekiti residents, said the performance of the institution was in line with the 8 – Point Agenda of Governor Kayode Fayemi.

She noted particularly the speed and the professional dexterity displayed by the personnel of the hospital in discharging their duties and the support for the state government  in the delivery of quality health care services which is cogent on the overall performance of the Dr. Fayemi led administration in Ekiti.

She regretted situations where electricity, water supply and ambulances for emergency which are very germane to effective health care services delivery are in short supply at the hospital, assuring that the state government in its usual way will look into areas of collaboration with the aim of assisting FMC, Ido-Ekiti to achieve the goals for which it was set up.

Earlier in his address, the Chief Medical Director, Dr. Ayodele Majekodunmi who said the purpose of the visit was to present himself and the new management team of the health institution to the State Government praised the government for its various good works in the heath sector.

He explained that electricity supply to the FMC was so erratic that the institution solely depended on generator for power supply, a situation eating deep into the subvention of the hospital, also said water supply was nothing to write home about because it is not connected to the public water supply and all efforts to drill bore holes were not yielding expected result.

He solicited for the state government’s assistance in these areasadding that an ambulance from the state government will also enable it
extend its heath care services to the grass root and assist the less
privileged who might find it difficult to come to the hospital during

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