Improved healthcare: ODSG commissions demonstration clinic
By Kemi Olatunde
As part of efforts to improve the quality of health care services provided to the people of the state, a school demonstration clinic by the Ondo State College of Health Technology, Akure has been commissioned.
Speaking during the matriculation ceremony and commissioning of projects in the school, Commissioner for Health, Dr. Wahab Adegbenro who described it as a beautiful edifice, commended the management of the school for a job well done.
Directing his words to the 825 matriculating students, Adegbenro stressed the need for them to give priority to their academic pursuit in order to guarantee a better future.
According to him, it is important that they get prepared for the academic challenge ahead, so as not to become half baked in their various fields of study.
He described their admission into the institution as a privilege saying “it is a challenge to be one of those who have the opportunity to train in this school.”
Provost of the school, Dr. Felix Olawoye commended the state governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu for his relentless efforts at repositioning the school.
He noted that almost all the seven departments which exist in the school, have been reaccredited by their various Boards/Councils.
While noting that the school has put in place scholarship award to the best student in the probation examination to enable students aim higher, he charged the students to be hardworking and dedicated to their studies adding that they should steer clear of activities which are detrimental to their academic performance.
Speaking further, he said; “the institution frowns at all manner of vices. All departments have its professional ethics which you must hold tenaciously to.”
In his goodwill message, representative of the Executive Secretary, Ondo State Primary Health Care Development Agency, Dr(Mrs) Yetunde Olagbuji congratulated the Provost of the school for his good works which according to her dot every nook and cranny of the school adding that other medical professionals should emulate him.
SA to the governor on Youth Matters, Hon. Banji Adewumi called on the students to abide by the college’s rules and regulations saying “character wise, you have to be upright.”