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Mimiko lauds achievements in health sector


Ondo State Governor, Segun Mimiko has undertaking a review of his achievements in the last seven years and awarded himself a pass mark in the delivery of dividends of democracy to the people of the state

Speaking at the 84th edition of the monthly praise thanksgiving programme tagged: “Divine Agenda,” at the International Events Centre in Akure, at the weekend, he said he has led the state through indelible paths that have become the reference points for good governance in Nigeria.

Appraising his achievements, Mimiko said his government has performed excellently well in the health sector, Agriculture, urban renewal programme and particularly the ‘Abiye’ initiative, which has helped in reducing maternal mortality by seventy per cent.

According to him: “We got an information that one of us went to Togo for an International conference and delivered a paper on our Safe Motherhood programme and they said we will receive visitors from the whole of Africa very soon.

“Because at that conference, everybody says from across the continent that they should come to Ondo State to learn the trick of maternal death reduction.

“It is just amazing, when you look back seven years up, we’ve reduce maternal death more than seventy per cent, this is a verifiable data.

“We started save motherhood programme to have the best facilities in term of quality services and also offers complete free services. There must be clear distinctions between quality and affordability.
“We have proved that we can remove financial barriers completely and still offers qualitative services to our people.”

Mimiko also spoke on the forthcoming council elections in the state, urged the people not be carried away with the propaganda of the opposition parties.

He assured the people of the state that God would choose the man after His heart to lead the state when he finally bows out come Friday February 24, 2017.