Monday, February 19, 2018

Obasanjo To Visit Bayelsa State Regularly Because Of Their Quality Healthcare System

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has hailed the huge investments by Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson at ensuring quality healthcare delivery, saying the state will soon turn into a medical tourism hub.

Obasanjo, who spoke  when a command performance was held in his honour at the Chief DSP Alamieyeseigha Memorial Banquet Hall, Government House, Yenagoa, said he would henceforth visit the state regularly to have his medical check-ups.

A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Bayelsa State Governor, Mr. Francis Ottah Agbo, said the former president during his three-day visit to Bayelsa State, commissioned several legacy projects, including the World-Class Diagnostic Centre, Bayelsa State Specialist Hospital, the Bayelsa State Drug Distribution  Centre in Yenagoa and the Aquaculture Village in Igbogene.

He also interacted with students of the flagship free Model Boarding School, Ijaw National Academy, Kaima as well as enrolling in the state Health Insurance Scheme, thereby becoming honorary enrollee of the scheme.