The Governor of Kogi State, Alhaji Ibrahim Idris has been commended for the provision of drugs and other medicaments, both to State and Local Government Health Institutions, for effective health care delivery in the State.
The Head of Local Government Administration and Acting Chairman of Adavi LGA, Mr. Solomon Adebayo, gave the commendation in Ogaminana, while inspecting drugs and medicaments donated by the State Government.
Mr. Adebayo also charged the Local Government Head of Health Department to monitor the distribution of the drugs and medicaments to all health centre and ensure that they are prudently used in the L G A.
The Local Government boss used the occasion to call on the medical and Health Workers in the area to carry out their duties judiciously for the betterment of Adavi people.
He commended the Health and Medical Staff Union for suspending the strike action embarked upon in the interest of the people, adding that the government was doing her best to see to the demands of the Union.
Responding, the Head of Health Department, Mr. Stephen Balogun, also appreciated the efforts of the State Government, and disclosed that some of the donated drugs/medicaments have been distributed to the victims and disclosed of recent cases of gastroenteritis through the Local Government Health facilities and privately owned clinics in the Area.
Meanwhile, the entire Staff of the Council have commended the Head of Local Government Administration, Mr. Solomon Adebayo, for off-setting some of the debts owed them by the previous administration, and pleaded with him to settle the remaining three months salary arrears to enable them focus on their duties properly.