Ekiti HOS restates Commitment to rewarding Diligent Workers

September 8, 2020

…eulogises GM, EKHIS who retires at 60

The Ekiti State Head of Service, Mrs Peju Babafemi has reiterated that the State Government will continue to compensate and honour officers that displayed dedication, hard work and loyalty in the discharge of their duties.

The Head of Service gave the assurance at the send forth programme organized in honour of the General Manager of the Ekiti State Health
Insurance Scheme (EKHIS), Dr. Joshua Ileke, who retired from the Ekiti
State Civil Service having attained the retirement age of 60 years.

In their remarks, the Permanent Secretaries Ministry of Health, Dr.
Folakemi Olomojobi, Hospitals Management Board, Dr Williams Afolabi, and Primary Health Care Development Agency, Pham. Bisi Arogundade described Dr Joshua Ileke as a hardworking and committed officer with an unusual resilience and patience whose service would be greatly missed.

In his response, Dr Ileke expressed deep appreciation to God for granting him the grace to retire in good health while thanking the government for giving him the platform to serve humanity.

The celebrant also appreciated colleagues, family and friends for their support throughout his career.

Dr. Joshua Ileke who joined the Service of Ekiti state as Principal
Dental Officer in 1997 has served in several capacities such as Deputy
Director, Department of Disease Control, Ministry of Health; Director
Planning, Research and Statistics, Ministry of health; Director,
Primary Health Care Development Agency, as well as Acting Executive
Secretary, State Primary Health Care Development Agency between April 2018 and May 2020.

Dr Ileke was appointed as the General Manager of Ekiti State Health Insurance Scheme in May 2019, the position he held till his retirement from Service.

Other dignitaries present at the ceremony include Chairman State Primary Health Care Development Agency, Chief Monisola Oloro; WHO Coordinator in Ekiti state, Dr Kolude; Chief Medical Director, EKSUTH, Prof Kayode Olabanji; NHIS Coordinator in Ekiti state, Mr Tola Daramola; former Ekiti State NLC Chairman, Prince Ade Adesanmi, among others.

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