In the news this week
- Governor Seyi Makinde attends the Ogun-Oyo Joint Security Task Force meeting.
- Ministry of Health holds the first coordinating meeting with Tomotiya Initiative Partners to promote maternal and child healthcare.
- Delegation from Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) Ibadan, pays Governor Seyi Makinde a courtesy visit.
More in the news for January 31 to February 4, 2022
Maternal and Child Healthcare
The Ministry of Health held the first coordinating meeting with Tomotiya Initiative Partners to promote maternal and child healthcare. During the meeting, the Commissioner for Health, Dr Bode Ladipo, said there were risks connected with childbirth attendants taking deliveries and so the authorities would be working with the private sector to reduce such risks. The TỌMỌTÌYÁ Initiative was launched by the Oyo State Government in the year 2020 to target gaps and barriers to maternal and child healthcare. (January 30, 2022)
Governing Board Inauguration
The Oyo State Government inaugurated Schools Governing Boards (SGB) for 643 secondary schools. During the event, the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Mrs Olubamiwo Adeosun, said that the SGBs will further consolidate the gains made by the state government in the education sector. (January 31, 2022)
The Oyo State Task Force on Private Medical Practice inspected health facilities in Ibadan. The task force was led by the Director, Health Care and Training, Ministry of Health, Dr Wale Falana. During the visit, Dr Falana warned private healthcare providers to desist from employing auxiliary nurses and engaging in acts of quackery. He also advised owners of private hospitals to ensure they complete their registration as defaulters will face penalties. (February 01, 2022)
Governor Seyi Makinde attended the Ogun-Oyo Joint Security Task Force meeting. After the meeting, Governor Makinde stated that Oyo and Ogun States had resolved to work collaboratively to address security issues, especially at the border communities. He also said that the two states agreed to set up a high-level joint security committee and a joint border task force to implement a new security architecture. (February 02, 2022)
A delegation from the Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) Ibadan led by team Manager, Dimeji Lawal, paid Governor Seyi Makinde a courtesy visit. The delegation included three new players, Sunday Faleye, Areche Sunday and Niyi Adekunle who had recently been signed by 3SC. Governor Makinde charged the team to aim for the top spot in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL). He also commiserated with the delegation over the demise of their General Manager, Rasheed Balogun and promised to uphold his legacy. (February 03, 2022)
Fellowship Mentorship Bootcamp
Registration for the 8-week German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Fellowship Mentorship Bootcamp commences for Oyo State indigenes all over the world. The Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Engr Seun Fakorede, disclosed that the organisation will be partnering with the Ministry of Youth and Sports to enable 100 post-graduate scholars to participate in the mentorship programme. Applications close February 10, 2022. (January 31, 2022)
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