A former Deputy Governor of Osun State, Sen. Iyiola Omisore, has offset the payments of 17 sufferers who couldn’t pay their medical payments after receiving remedy on the Obafemi Awolowo College Educating Hospital (OAUTH), Ile-Ife.
Omisore disclosed this on Wednesday, whereas celebrating the New Yr with those that have been on admission on the hospital.
The Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) stories that the whole quantity paid by the previous deputy governor on behalf of the sufferers was N2.3m.
Omisore mentioned that he had made it some extent of responsibility to at all times rejoice the primary day of the yr with those that weren’t opportune to be of their respective houses to rejoice the yuletide and share the little he had with them.
“The well being of the residents is essential for the socio-economic growth of the nation.
“We’re in a position to transfer up and down just because we’re wholesome. If any a part of our physique shouldn’t be functioning properly, we will be unable to do this,” he mentioned.
Omisore appealed to good-spirited folks within the society to help different sufferers who have been nonetheless within the hospital due to lack of cash to offset their medical payments.
He commiserated with the hospital on the latest killing of its Chairman, Medical Advisory Council, Prof. Jerome Elusiyan.
In his remarks, the Chief Medical Director of the hospital, Prof. Victor Adetiloye, expressed appreciation to the previous senator for making it some extent of responsibility to go to the ability each first day of the yr.
He famous that a lot of the buildings erected in phases three and 4 of the hospital have been constructed by the politician.