By; BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan
Oyo State Government has paid N5million to the University College Hospital (UCH) TSA for the treatment of COVID-19 patients in Oyo State.
According to a statement made available to journalists in Ibadan on Friday by the UCH Public Relations Officer, Mr Toye Akinrinlola for the Chief Medical Director.(CMD), Oyo state government on Thursday, 9th July, 2020 also donated a haemodialysis to the hospital.
Mr Akinrinlola in the statement stated that the Permanent Secretary in the Oyo State Ministry of Health, Dr. Adebisi Ayoola presented the dialysis machine to UCH on behalf of Oyo State.
Presenting the cheque, Dr. Ayoola pointed out that “Oyo state government is desirous to improve the quality of health in the State, saying that more equipment will be donated to UCH.”
Receiving the machine on behalf of the UCH Management, the Chairman, Medical Advisory Committee of the hospital, Dr. Victor Akinmoladun, noted that the machine would go a long way to ameliorate the hardship being faced by patients with renal problems.
Dr. Akinmoladun extended Management’s appreciation to His Excellency, Governor Seyi Makinde and the government of Oyo State for the kind gestures.
On the N5million paid into the UCH TSA was said to be part of the promise of the government towards treating COVID 19 patients in the hospital , the statement stated that “an official receipt of UCH has been issued to the Oyo State Ministry of Health to acknowledge that the money had been received.”.