Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State, on Monday, inaugurated the renovation of 18 general hospitals in the state at the cost of N1billion, with the governor announcing that two new hospitals would also be built from the amount.
Governor Fayemi, while inaugurating the scheme tagged “Operation Renovate All General Hospitals” at the General Hospital,.Iyin-Ekiti, said it was part of the eight-point agenda of his administration, saying without good health, the purpose of all the other programmes in the agenda being carried out by his administration would be defeated.
According to him, the 300-bed Oba Rufus Adejugbe General Hospital under construction in Ado Ekiti would also be completed soon to lift the burden of primary and some secondary health issues off the Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital.
Fayemi said the programme was anchored on the progressive ideology of free health services pioneered by Chief Obafemi Awolowo and concretised by Major General…
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