Ogun To Inject Over N9billion Into Health Sector, To Enhance Service Delivery In 2023 - EDU-BIZNEWS


Thursday, December 15, 2022

Ogun To Inject Over N9billion Into Health Sector, To Enhance Service Delivery In 2023

Ogun State Government is to inject a huge sum of N9.306billion into its  health sector ,to further enhance  qualitative public healthcare delivery being provided to the people through state medical facilities in the coming 2023 fiscal year

 The State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Tomi Coker made this known while defending her ministry's  budget proposal  before the members of the State House of Assembly Committee on Finance and Appropriation led by Hon. Kunle Sobukanla during the ongoing budget defence at the Assembly Complex, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta.

She says the objectives of the  2023 budget is  to develop strategic and operational plans for the three levels of the health sector, in addition to monitoring the implementation and evaluation of the approved plan based on the principle of people, prevention and proven intervention for the overall health wellbeing of the people.

Coker explained that out of the total expenditure, N7.52bn would be earmarked  for capital projects, with the remaining N1.78bn to be set aside for recurrent expenditure, while expected revenue for the period was fixed at N126.3m.

The lawmakers also considered the 2023 budget proposals of the State Ministry of Finance, Budget and Planning, State Internal Revenue Service, the State Primary Health Care Development Board, Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital, Sagamu, the State Health Insurance Agency, the State Agency for the Control of AIDS ( SACA) and the State Alternate Medicine Board (OGAMB) as well as all the State Hospitals and other general hospitals across the State amongst others.

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