Gov.Oyebanji is passionate about healthcare delivery in Ekiti ~Dr. Seluwa

By Gbenga Sodeinde

The Executive Secretary, Ekiti State Primary Health Care Development Agency Dr. Ayodele Seluwa has assured Ekiti people that Ekiti state governor,Mr Biodun Oyebanji is doing everything possible to improve the health care delivery in Ekiti State.

Seluwa, who gave the assurance during A-Day sensitization/health outreach program called Ulerawa at Ise-Ekiti in Ise/Orun Local Government this week said the governor is determined to make sure free healthcare is accessible to all Ekiti people especially people at the grassroots.

While addressing the people that assembled at  Arinjale’s palace, Seluwa called on the people to go to the nearest health facility to register with Ekiti State Health Insurance Scheme (EKHIS) an initiative of Ekiti State Government to access affordable quality healthcare.

He further stated that the Health Insurance Scheme is now active and available for all, adding that Ekiti people will not need to go bankrupt or seek unsafe modes of healthcare due to poverty.

He informed the gathering that Governor Oyebanji has graciously increased the health salary structure called CONHESS from 72% to 90% while hazard allowance stands at 100% as part of his efforts to encourage the health workers at the Primary Health Care level for effective job delivery.

Some of the beneficiaries who spoke with Heritage News thanked Governor Oyebanji for the initiative and promised unalloyed support for his government.

Services available for beneficiaries include Maternal Healthcare, child health care, malaria treatment and other diseases, free Hiv test, free drugs among others.

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