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Minister Of Health Adewole Summoned By The Senate Over Failing Health Facilities

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The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole has been summoned by the Nigerian Senate over the sick state of health facilities all over the country.

This is as the Punch in a recent investigation revealed the deplorable situation of teaching hospitals in Enugu, Cross River, Ekiti, Oyo among other states across the country.

Taking to its official Twitter handle @NGRSenate on Tuesday, Senate President Bukola Saraki expressed concern that despite the annual budgetary allocation to the health sector, Nigerians are still dying because of obsolete equipment and poor state of infrastructure, among others.

Saraki told Adewole: “We would give you the opportunity to take the floor to brief the Senate on the state of affairs of the Nigerian Teaching Hospitals.

“We are concerned with the deteriorating conditions of our hospital facilities across the country.

“Despite the annual budgetary allocation to the health sector, Nigerians are still dying because of obsolete equipment, the poor state of infrastructure, lack of a generating sets (generators), lack of power, sometimes lack of diesel, lack of drugs, etc., which we are very concerned about.

“We will like to hear from you on what the true situation is, what solutions and measures you have to address the problem that is affecting the entire country and after that, we will take questions from my colleagues.”

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