|Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde.|
Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde who was isolated for COVID-19 fear has disclosed that other than utilizing his disengagement to battle the Health challenge occasioned by his testing positive to Coronavirus, he additionally utilized the period to ponder his arrangements and projects for the people of Oyo State.
The governor, who said the state is presently prepared to battle the Coronavirus pandemic, told the people that for sure God addressed all the supplications offered for his sake while fighting the infection.
Makinde said this during a workplace visit at the state’s Infectious Disease Centre, Olodo, Ibadan to evaluate the degree of work done.
The facilities which will likewise fill in as Isolation and treatment center for every form of infectious disease has 100-bed space and is said to be prepared to get patients when the need emerges.
The governor, who was received by the Acting Chairman of the State Covid-19 Task Force, Prof. Temitope Alonge, was accompanied by individuals from the Task Force, Commissioner for Health Dr. Bashir Bello, delegate of the National Center for Disease Control (NCDC), the agent of the World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF, among others.
He described those individuals who kicked against his decision of appointing Prof. Alonge to head the team group in his absence as ‘jobless’, saying the experience and skill of the previous Chief Medical Director (CMD), University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan is a major lift to the work of the Task Force in supporting the battle against the infection.
He spoke to the people to give more help to his legislature and the team, particularly by adhering to rules of cleanliness and others stipulated by the team.
He guaranteed the individuals that the team will give an everyday reporting of how the battle against the pandemic is being tackled as a method of carrying the people along.
“I need to uniquely express gratitude toward Prof. Alonge. I can see a great deal of progress here and I can likewise observe that we are prepared to battle Covid-19.“I have been in isolation myself, yes I lost a bit of weight, which I believe is acceptable in light of the fact that when you are in seclusion, the propensity is to simply sit in front of the TV and eat, yet I have been utilizing the treadmill.“It has additionally been a period to reflect, take a gander at the projects, the approaches and the things which we need to accomplish for the people of Oyo State and furthermore ponder how Covid-19 is going to influence us socially and monetarily.“I need to accept this open door to state thank you to the people of Oyo State for every one of your petitions and backing. God addressed your supplications for my sake.“Every one of our goals for the great individuals of Oyo State will be satisfied.”