Ogun Govt Restates Commitment On Extension Of Medical Outreaches To Rural Communities

The Secretary to the Ogun State Government, Mr. Tokunbo Talabi has restated the commitment of the Prince Dapo Abiodun led-adminstration towards reinvigorating its health care systems with more reforms that would enable rural dwellers have access to quality health care services.

Talabi, who disclosed this at the 2021 Adult Harvest Thanksgiving Service of St. Luke Anglican Church, Oru-Ijebu, stated that the present administration had been making significant investment in the primary health care which has continued to ensure seamless access to health services for those in the rural areas across the state.

The State Scribe, who added that plans were in top gear for the commencement of Free Medical Outreach for the people of Oru-Ijebu and its environs, noting that programme would afford the indigenes, as well as residents to have a comprehensive check-up with free medication for all participants.

“Today’s adult harvest is good and I want to say that, harvest of souls is important, I want to implore our children to come home to develop our town.

“This Medical Outreach, is especially for elders and children with free medication for all”, he submitted.

Mr.Talabi, while highlighting the importance of community-based groups and the age-long laudable strides of the Oru Progressive Forum(OPF) in the development of the community which has attracted major developmental initiatives to Oru-Ijebu as a whole.

He urged the people particularly the well to do’s in the community and others to join forces towards revitalising the socio-cultural group for meaningful socio-economic development of the area.

In a remark, Chairman of the day, Mr. Abiodun Odutayo, while unveiling the tree of life, as part of the activities lined up for the harvest program, enjoined congregants on the need to engage and win more souls for Christ.

In his sermon on the topic: Divine Help of Lifting”, Venerable [Dr.] Lawrence Otegbola admonished congregation to focus on God for help, assistance and support, maintained that promotion come only from God to humans.