By; BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan
Former Deputy Governor of Osun State, Senator Iyiola Omisore on Monday declared that ” health is the bedrock of economic development” of the society throughout the world
Senator Omisore said this while speaking at his 15th Annual Medical and Social Support Outreach during which he visited the Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital (OAUTHC) Ile Ife, where he settled medical bills of patients at the hospital.
He stressed that the importance of health in a society cannot be over emphasized hence the need for the well to do in the society to rise up to the challenges facing the health sector especially in Nigeria.
“Nothing touches my heart and humanity like good health. Health is the bedrock of economic development and wellbeing the outcome of all human endeavour'” he said.
He however joined in praying for the quick healing and recovery of the patients at all the hospital wards he visited .
During the visit to the OAUTHC and other Medical facilities, Motherless babies homes, Orphanages and Old Peoples homes, Senator Omisore and his team also provided health commodities and supported caring families.