COVID-19: Ogun’s response has been excellent, says Mamora


The Minister of State for Health, Dr. Olorunimbe Mamora has commended the Ogun State on its response activities to Covid-19, saying that the State has done excellently well.

Mamora made this assertion while fielding questions from journalists at the commissioning of the tele-medicine centre within the Federal Medical Centre, Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital.

He said that since the index case was recorded in Ogun State, contact tracing and other activities towards containing the pandemic began immediately without delay.

The junior Minister said the entire Federal Ministry of Health could attest to the performance of the Gateway State in the fight against Covid-19, pointing out that the assessment template of the Federal Government for various states revealed that Ogun has done so well.

Mamora, however,added that the Prince Dapo Abiodun-led government’s collaboration with Federal Government tertiary institutions in the State contributed to the recorded success so far.

He said, “I want to tell you that I am satisfied and the entire Federal Ministry of Health is equally satisfied with what Ogun State has been able to do .

“Basing the assessment on what Ogun has done in terms of response activities to Covid-19, I can affirm that Ogun has done excellently well.

“This is not about Dr. Mamora’s opinion. It is what we know at the Federal Ministry of Health because we have a template for assessment of the performance of the various states. Ogun has done excellently well.”


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