lOndo state Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has promised the good people of the State that, he will not leave office with backlog of workers’ salaries; even though his predecessor left behind seven months salary arrears.
Governor Akeredolu made the promise while speaking at the Ondo State Health Summit, held at the Dome of the International Culture and Event Centre, in Akure, the Ondo state capital.
The Summit, which was organized in order to tap into the wealth of experience of experts in the medical profession, also updated participants of health policies in the State.
Policymakers, technocrats, and other critical stakeholders in the health sector, were present at the event.
Akeredolu, who blamed the financial challenges of the State to the surge of Covid 19, however promised to still employ more qualified personnel for the health care facilities in the State, and also to equip hospitals in the State with equipments, which by estimate, may worth billions of naira.
He lauded his administration efforts to establish two Teaching Hospital Complexes in the State; of which one is in Akure, and the other in Ondo Town.
The Governor again highlighted his success in the establishment of the ‘Contributory Health Insurance Commission,’ among some other achievements; while also assuring the State’s health workers of prompt attention to their welfare.