The Commissioner for Health, Dr Raji Razaq, opened another branch of MEDILINK Hospital in Ilorin, Kwara State.
The hospital is erected at Sheikh Alimi Community in Egbejila, Ilorin West Local Government Area of the State.
The grand opening ceremony took place on 1st November 2023.
The CEO of the Hospital, Dr Raji Razaq, in his speech, stated that the hospital was established to support the good political will of the Governor of Kwara State, Mallam Abdul Rahman Abdul Razaq.
He further stated that the plan is to achieve Universal Health Coverage in the state and also to provide relief to the people of the axis and Kwara State as a whole, as it is observed that there is no secondary health facility in the area.
Dr Raji Razaq also made a pledge that the facility will offer quality healthcare services delivery at affordable prices by providing both primary and secondary healthcare services.
In addition to that, he claimed that they will also partner with others to be able to attend to specialize cases if needed.
The Commissioning day coincides with the two-year remembrance of the father of the CEO, Sheikh Muhammad Raji Adeniyi Ishola, and the Islamic scholars present at the event offered special prayers for the soul of the late Sheikh.
As a sign of honour and respect for his parents, Dr Raji named a ward after his father(Adeniyi Ward), his stepmother (Ayoka Ward) and his mother (Aduke Ward).
The grand opening ceremony was attended by many dignitaries;
The House of Assembly member representing Ekiti LG Constituency, Hon. Abolarin Ganiyu Gabriel
The TIC Chairman of Ekiti Local Government, Hon. Kehinde Bayode
The Honourable Commissioner for Health, who was represented by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Health, Dr Abubakar Ayinla,
The representative of the Olosi of Osi
The National President of Osi Welfare Association (OWA), Arc Olu Joseph Takeet