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Oyo Gov’t Closes Six Health Facilities Over Quackery

Oyo Gov't Closes Six Health Facilities Over Quackery

The Oyo State Government, has shut six Health Facilities across the State over quackery.

The State Government in a Statement by the Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Prince Dotun Oyelade, explained that the health facilities were sealed for recruiting unqualified Personnel to provide medical services and for engaging in illicit practices.

Speaking during an Inspection and Monitoring exercise held within the Ibadan metropolis, the State Anti Quackery Task Force Committee Chairman, Dr. Adekunle Aremu said the team carried out the operation as part of government’s efforts towards protecting the health and well-being of the Citizens of the State.

Dr. Aremu explained that Oyo State government will not tolerate any form of quackery or substandard practice in the health sector, stressing that anyone found culpable will face the full wrath of the law.

He urged the public to report any suspicious or illegal activity in any health facility to the Ministry of Health or the nearest security agency, calling on them to patronize only accredited and registered health facilities in the State.


Oyo Gov't Closes Six Health Facilities Over Quackery
Oyo Gov’t Closes Six Health Facilities Over Quackery

Dr. Aremu appealed to Health Workers to abide by the ethics and standard of their profession and urged residents to cooperate with the government in its quest to provide quality and affordable health care for the people.

“The goals remain clear, Oyo State government is dedicated to upholding rigorous standards and prioritizing the health and safety of everyone

“The government ensures that healthcare services consistently meet the highest benchmarks for quality and safety, so citizens can trust their well-being”, he stressed.

The facilities sealed include; the New Jobi Memorial Hospital, Omolara Clinic & Maternity Home, Iped Amazing Grace Medical Clinic, Emiloju Clinic and Maternity Centre, Ogbere and Safeway Clinic Gbaremu, Emilagba clinic and Maternity Centre, Ibadan.

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