The State Commissioner of Health, Doctor Saka Haruna has disclosed that the state health sector has witnessed tremendous transformation since the advent of the present administration in the the State.
The Commissioner disclosed this when the State House of Assembly Committee on Health visited the State Ministry of Health in Lokoja.
Doctor Saka explained that Governor Yahaya Bello has done well in the health sector especially the areas of renovation, construction, supply of adequate medical equipments, maintenance of medical personnel among others.
The Commissioner enumerated the achievements of the present administration in the health sector to include; new hospital complex and renovated structures at the specialist hospital Lokoja, Reference hospital Okene, Ultra Modern General Hospital Ibadoko Ajaokuta, and Ultra Modern Clinical Complex at Prince Abubakar Audu University Teaching Hospital Anyigba.
Others according to him were the Ultra Modern Clinical hospital Isanlu, constructions and renovations works at College of Nursing and Midwifery Obangede and College of Health Sciences Idah, among others.
He also emphasized that the present administration has done well in the recruitment of medical personnel, stressing that over two thousand four hundred and twenty-four medical personnel were recruited in a year twenty-fifteen.
The Commissioner said plans were on to recruit more doctors to meet the health delivery services of the people.
The Chairman, House of Assembly Committee on Health, Mr. Isah Tenimu noted that the visit was to assess the achievements of the present administration in the health sector.
He expressed satisfaction with the achievements of the present administration and promised support of the committee to ensure that the present administration achieve set objectives in the health sector.
In a remark, State House of Assembly Member representing Ankpa two, Rabiu Momoh appealed to the state government to provide Ambulance vehicles for health care centers across the state to ensure safety of the lives of the people.