Tinubu/Shettima Will Revamp Nigeria’s Health Sector-PCC

<strong>Tinubu/Shettima Will Revamp Nigeria’s Health Sector-PCC</strong>

Rotimi Asher

If elected the President and Vice-President of Nigeria respectively, Tinubu/Shettima will revamp the country’s health sector.

The Medical Department of Tinubu/Shettima Presidential Campaign Council (PCC) made this known recently while speaking to the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja.

Director, Medical, President Campaign Council, Dr. Ikechukwu Odikpo  expressed confidence in the capacity of the APC Presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu to revamp Nigeria’s Health sector.

 Acknowledging the gaps in the Nigerian health sector, he stated that his belief in the readiness of Tinubu to close the gaps by improving on the robust health policies of the present APC-led administration.

According to him, Tinubu’s strategy to improve the welfare and take home of medical practitioners will enable the environment to thrive professionally and end the brain drain and medical tourism in the country.

“If the welfare of a doctor is adequately taken care of and working environment enabled, which is one of the plans of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, certainly, the job will be exciting and it will reduce brain drain.

 Describing Tinubu as a visionary leader, he said, he will ensure prompt and quality healthcare service delivery and interface with health stakeholders in the country.

Odikpo said, ‘’the scheduled town hall meetings are aimed at having conversations with doctors and health workers on ways of repositioning the country’s health sector.

Also speaking, Secretary of the Campaign Council, Dr. Joseph Kigbu  emphasised  the ability of Tinubu to improve on the health policies and successes of the Present APC-led administration.

He said, ‘’Tinubu had promised to expand the services of Primary Health Centres by locating one in every electoral ward in the country,’’ adding that, Tinubu was determined to replicate his successes in Lagos which made it the only state in Nigeria with lowest rate of maternal mortality.

Lamenting on the high rate of Nigeria’s maternal mortality, the Secretary said, ‘’Tinubu would engender policies capable of preserving lives of mothers and children during child birth.

Kigbu restated the capacity of the APC Presidential candidate to drive the process of improved National Health Insurance which would tackle the Out-Of- Pocket Syndrome and guarantee health equality.

According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports, the Tinubu/Shettima Presidential Campaign Council (PCC), in collaboration with Healthcare Transformation Coalition (HTC), recently organized a symposium on transformation of Nigeria’s health sector. 

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