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Osun First Lady empowers vulnerable

Fisayo Akinduro, Osogbo
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Nigerians have been charged to put in more efforts in assisting the less privileged in the society.

Wife of Osun state governor, Mrs. Kafayat Oyetola made this call during a courtesy visit to Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital (OAUTH), Ile-Ife.

Mrs Oyetola who is also the President of Ileri Oluwa Development Initiative, a Non Governmental organisation (NGO), brought joy to the family of Mrs. Mary Abioye whose son was suffering from a hole in the heart disease by paying the hospital bills of the patient.

The wife of the governor, who also doled out gift items to other patients on admission in the hospital stressed that care and support of the needy and the vulnerables in the society were the main goal of the NGO.

She reiterated that the present administration has put all machineries in place to rehabilitate all the health centres in the state so that citizens, particularly pregnant women and nursing mothers in each local government can have access to good health care delivery in their various domains.

She also called on all privileged Nigerians to put in more efforts in assisting the less privileged in the society, most especially on health care delivery, education of children and women empowerment.

Speaking earlier, the Chief Medical Director of the Teaching Hospital, Professor Victor Adetiloye, who was represented by the Chairman, Medical Advisory Committee of the hospital, Professor Jerome Elusiyan, appreciated the kind gesture of the first lady.

Adetiloye commended Mrs Oyetola’s efforts through her pet project in less than 100 days in office. He prayed God to continue to strengthen her.

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Thanking the First Lady, the mother of the patient, Mrs Mary Abioye expressed gratitude to God for the success of the surgery, adding that God had already used the government in Osun to favour her family.

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