The wife of the Senator representing Kwara South, Pharmacist Rukayat Ashiru has commissioned the renovation of Lying-in ward and delivery room at Abogunnugun Primary Health Care center.
In her remarks, Hajia Ashiru commended the Primary Health Care workers for ensuring safe delivery and for their diligent services over the years.
The commissioning of the renovated new wards also witnessed modern medical equipment to enhance quality health delivery and to reduce neonatal deaths.
The medical equipment donated includes, Infant Baby Incubator, Radiant Infant Warmer, Resuscitator kit, Digital baby weighing balance, oxygen cylinder, baby courts, 5.5KVA Generator amongst others.
During the antenatal exercise, the philanthropist, trained pharmacist, also supplied ‘mama kits’ for the pregnant women, each kits has infant wears, diapers, baby cream and ointment.
During the tour in the new renovated wards, the Offa Local Government Transitional Implementation Chairman, Hon. Jare Olatundun made monetary gift to the first delivery the hospital had during the event.
Recall that on November 17, 2020, Hajia Rukayat in collaboration with March Health Initiative donated new born commodities to the hospital to commemorate world Prematurity day.
In the same vein, Senator Oyelola Ashiru free medical outreach for Kwara South commenced on Monday at Abogunnugun Primary Health Care.
The attendees which were predominantly aged, had medical consultation and medications were administered for them
The program was attended by Representatives of Olofa of Offa, Oba Gbadamosi Okikiola, Esuwoye II, Offa TIC Chairman, Hon. Jare Olatundun, the representative of Pharmacist Council of Nigeria, Mr. Ben Ajah, Chief Medical Director of Offa General hospital, Dr. Abdulsalam, Offa APC party chairman, Alh. Lati Afolayan, Offa APC women leader, Alhaja, Folake Shittu, among many other community leaders.