Ondo Govt Commissions Two Blocks Of Rooms In Ago-Ireti



Ondo state Government in collaboration with Damien Foundation Belgium Nigeria (DFB) constructed and commissioned two blocks of rooms apartment in Ago Ireti settlement for the usage and benefit of the settlers

The commissioner for Health, Dr Banji Awolowo Ajaka while commissioning the two blocks said the government of Ondo State under the able leadership of Arakunrin oluwarotimi Akeredolu is poised towards making life easy for the settlers in the community.

While lauding the various achievement of the present administration, the commissioner said having a conducive environment for the people in the community is utmost in the heart of this administration as their monthly allowances have been paid till date

He promised that the residents of Ago Ireti would benefit from the Health Insurance scheme of the state Government to make make health care service accessible and affordable for them

He lauded and appreciate Damien Foundation Belgium Nigeria for the various support they have given to the community in the areas of infrastructural development and provision of medical services to the residents while also charging them to continue to support the community.

The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, Pharm Folukemi Aladenola in her welcome address appreciated the various interventions that Damien Foundation has been putting in place in the community purposely for the persons affected by Leprosy in the State,

She therefore assured of the ministry’s continuous Support as Joint Stakeholders for the One Health in the State.

The country Representative of Damien Foundation Belguim Nigeria, (DFB) Mrs Ivy Sule, said about 22 rooms have been constructed by their foundation in the community while also appreciating the government of Ondo State for supporting their foundation through giving enabling environment for person’s affected by leprosy.

The country representative emphasized that their is need to join hands together to ensure zero leprosy and reduce stigma In the larger society.

The secretary of the settlement, Mr Tunji Oluwatimilehin said aside from the construction of building for their settlement, Damien Foundation has built toilets, provided boreholes and purchased generator set for their community.

He appreciated the state government and Damien Foundation Belgium Nigeria for the various projects in their community

Bisi Lawani
Head, media and Press Unit
Ministry of Health

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