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Oyetola opens $500,000 Eye Care centre

By Timothy Agbor, Osogboan Nigeria
18 December 2021   |   3:56 am
Osun State Governor Adegboyega Oyetola has inaugurated the rehabilitated and revitalised Comprehensive Eye Care Centre in Osogbo to scale up access to quality eye service.

Osun State Governor Adegboyega Oyetola has inaugurated the rehabilitated and revitalised Comprehensive Eye Care Centre in Osogbo to scale up access to quality eye service.

The centre situated within the premises of the State Specialist Hospital, Osogbo, is a joint project of the Osun State government and the Lions Club International, Multiple District 404 Nigeria.

The initiative was aimed at offering ophthalmological, medical, surgical and optical comprehensive eye care services to the residents and people of the neighboring states.

Governor Oyetola in February 2019 signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Lions Club International, Multiple District 404, to revitalise the eye care centre to better serve the people of the state.

Opening the centre, yesterday, Oyetola said treatment of and care for the eye was a critical component of the health initiative of his administration.

He said the initiative was one of the many achievements of his administration in its three years of existence, adding that health and wellbeing of the people remained a priority of his government.