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Hon. Razaq Owolabi Led KWHA Committee on Health To Kwara North

The Chairman House Committee on Health and environment matters and the member representing Share/Oke-Ode constituency at the Kwara State House of Assembly, Hon. Owolabi Razaq as part of oversight functions toured health facilities in Kwara North Senatorial District.

Hon. Owolabi on Monday led other committee members on three days oversight function to Baruteen, Kaiama, Okuta, Ilesha Baruba, Patigi, and Edu to assess standard of the Kwara State owned health Centre facilities in the district.

While speaking with newsmen during the tour, Hon. Owolabi Razaq disclosed that all the health facilities they visited lack necessary equipments required to function effectively.

"During my 3 days oversight function across the Kwara North Senatorial District, We visited Baruteen, Kaiama, Patigi, and Edu LGAs . I am not happy with all our findings because none of this health facilities have required equipments like Scanning machines, oxygen while some can not even be called health centres due to the sorry state they were.

Hon. Owolabi described their findings as result of negligence of the previous administrations and he promised the health workers that the present administration led by Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq will take health and safety of Kwarans as priority.

"I can say without fear that if the previous governments had taken the health sectors and the wellbeing of Kwarans serious I am very sure the story won't be the way it is today."

"i want to commend all the health workers across the Kwara State for their professionalism in discharging their duties and I also want to urge them to do more because Kwarans deserve more. And as I have said to them during my visit, that under this current administration led by Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq and with the support of the Speaker, Rt Hon. Yakubu Danladi Salihu and the entire member of the 9th Assembly of Kwara State the health sector will be given adequate attention." He said.

Members of the House Committee on Health and environment matters whose part of the visit include; Hon Ambali olatunji Ibrahim, Hon Gani Abolarin Gabrel, Hon John Bello Olarewaju, Hon Baba Saliu Muhammed and their secretaries.

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