Praises as Ondo Lawmaker, Tunji Ojo donates 12 Ambulances, hospital equipment
March 9, 2021
- We are proud of him, says Ondo APC
It was rain of praises as healthcare delivery in Akoko North East and West received a major boost on Monday following the donation of two modern Ambulances, 10 tricyle ambulances, 4 motorcycles and multi million naira hospital equipment by the federal lawmaker representing the area at the National Assembly, Hon. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo.
Starnews Nigeria reports that the healthcare support items were in addition to two 18 seater buses donated to each of the traditional rulers’ council in the area as well as scores of empowerment items given to political leaders.
The distribution ceremony held at Tunji-Ojo’s Okeagbe country home attracted leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the state, including the Acting Chairman, Ade Adetimehin
Addressing the large gathering of constituents, the Chairman, House Committee on Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) said the equipment were to help residents in the area have better and easy access to quality healthcare, especially during the COVID 19 pandemic.
He said it was also a reflection of the commitment of the ruling APC to improve the wellbeing of the people, particularly their health.
Olubunmi Tunji Ojo promised to commission more roads when he marks his second year in office in addition to more people oriented projects.
“Health is wealth. Our party believes in the well being of the people. This is evident in the massive road construction across the federal constituency and what we are distributing today.
“We are on the way to the promised land and we are not going back. In June, by the grace of God, we will commission more roads. Akoko will keep progressing.” He assured
He expressed appreciation to Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu for his support and assured that Akoko solidly remains behind him.
The Acting chairman of APC, Adetimehin while performing the ceremonial cutting of tape to flag off the distribution of the medical equipment appreciated Bunmi Tunji-Ojo for making the people’s need a priority.
He said the party is proud of the Federal Lawmaker for being a shining and worthy representative.
Speaking on behalf of the traditional rulers, the Zaki of Arigidi, Oba Yisa Olanipekun and Olukare of Ikare, Oba Akadiri Momoh appreciated the lawmaker for the buses saying it will go a long way in helping them move around for official duties.
The Directors of the Primary Healthcare in the two council areas, Dr Bola Arounmolase and Dr Sunday Aliyu said the initiative will help address the deficit in the health centers in the area.
Other items including refrigerators, mattresses and generating set among others were distributed to health facilities and constituents in the area.
Also at the event, hundreds of opposition party members from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and others joined the ruling APC in Akoko North West Local Government.
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