Ondo State Acting Governor, Hon Lucky Aiyedatiwa, has assured the public that the distribution of subsidy palliatives will be carried out fairly and without bias, aiming to alleviate the impact of subsidy policy on the citizens of the State.
This commitment was made during a meeting with the leadership of Nurses 4 BAT Nigeria, Ondo State chapter, who visited his office in Akure.
During the meeting, Nurse Patience Arinola Adamolekun, the State Coordinator of Nurses 4 BAT Nigeria, Ondo State chapter, along with other association leaders, discussed their challenges and highlighted the importance of health workers benefiting from the palliative distributions.
The Acting Governor was joined by notable officials, including the Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Alhaji Amidu Takuro, Deputy Chief of Staff to Governor, Office of Acting Governor, Prince Segun Omojuwa, Press Secretary to Governor, Office of Acting Governor , Kenneth Odusola-Stevenson and Special Assistant to Governor on New Media, Ladi Okunniga.
Aiyedatiwa reiterated the State Government’s commitment to ensuring a transparent and equitable distribution process that encompasses all sections of society, including those in the medical field.
He emphasized that the government’s responsibility is to cater to all citizens regardless of their political affiliations or backgrounds.
“government has the responsibility to cater to all citizens irrespective of their political affiliations, class and creed” .
“Government will ensure speedy delivery, equitable distribution and transparency” .
Furthermore, Aiyedatiwa praised Nurses 4 BAT Nigeria, Ondo State chapter, for their commendable contributions to President Bola Tinubu’s victory in the previous Presidential election. He acknowledged the essential role played by nurses and other caregivers in providing crucial patient care across different settings.
Nurse Patience Arinola Adamolekun expressed gratitude to the State Government for advancements in the health sector. She also raised some challenges faced by health workers and advocated for their considerations as the government prepares to distribute palliatives to the residents of the State.