Members of Oyo State House of Assembly has urged the executive arm of Oyo State to declare a state of emergency on Ladoke Akintola Teaching Hospital Ogbomoso and it’s outreach centre in Oyo to save it from Untimely collapse
This was part of reactions to a motion moved by Hon Bimbo Oladeji a member representing Ogbomoso North on the need to save LAUTECH teaching hospital ogbomoso and It’s outreach centre in Oyo from ultimate collapse”
Hon Oladeji had in her motion which was read on the plenary lamented the poor state of the teaching hospital as well as the welfare of the workers.
” LAUTECH which was a cynosure of all eyes when it was established Is presently undergoing serious crisis and need urgent attention from government to prevent it from going into total collapse”
She further disclose that ” irregularities in payment of salaries and remuneration has forced some of the dedicated staff to resign their appointment in search for greener pasture in other hospital where there services will be appreciated and rewarded.
Hon Oladeji maintained further that the institution which was inaugurated by Otunba Adebayo Alao Akala led administration will not only save people from imminent death but also boost the revenue generation of the state if properly maintained.
She pointed out that, it is suicidal to undergo surgical operation at the Teaching Hospital at this moment as the gas plant is no longer working and the electricity supply is not stable
In his contribution, Hon Muideen Olagunju from Oyo East said the house should take a very serious step in saving the soul of LAUTECH while Hon Fatai Adesina from Ibadan South East appealed to the house to make available special funds for to pay the contractors andcomplete their Jobs.
The speaker of the House Hon Michael Adesina Adeyemo commended Hon Oladeji for the motion and direct that the Adhoc committee set up by the house with the committee on health and come up with a comprehensive report which will be deliberated on and present to the executive arms of government for immediate action.
He also directed that the committee should also invite the commissioner for Health, permanent Secretary ministry of health and Chief Medical Director. Chief Medical Director of the hospital to know the actual state of the hospital as well as the way forward.