We’ve made progress in public health sector growth — Osinbajo

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Osinbajo, Sanwo-Olu, harp on provision of data for meaningful national devt

… As VP tours NCDC’s national laboratory

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday lauded the efforts of the operators and managers of the nation’s healthcare sector, noting that much development had been recorded in the sector since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country.

Professor Osinbajo stated this at the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Reference Laboratory, Gaduwa, Abuja, where he underwent a facility tour, of the facilities.

Osinbajo, who was accompanied by the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire; Minister of State for Health, Dr. Adeleke Olorunnimbe Mamora; and the Director-General, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, observed that the recent increasing cases of the infection, he warned that the country is in a critical situation.

According to a statement issued by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Office of the Vice President, Mr Laolu Akande, Osinbajo…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper