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COVID-19 Should Be A Wake-up Call For Rebuilding Of Nigeria’s Health System – Oyemade

Senior Pastor of the Christian Centre, Poju Oyemade, talking on The Platform on Could the 2nd, 2020.


The Senior Pastor of the Covenant Christian Centre, Poju Oyemade, has stated that the COVID-19 pandemic must be a wake-up name for the rebuilding of Nigeria’s healthcare system.

He stated this on Saturday through the Church’s annual Employee’s Day programme, The Platform.

This 12 months’s version, nonetheless, focussed on Nigeria’s battle towards the COVID-19, to this point.

Whereas giving his tackle, Pastor Oyemade recalled how years in the past, the College Faculty Hospital, Ibadan, the place his dad and mom each labored as docs, was ranked among the many 10 finest hospitals within the commonwealth nations.


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However in accordance with him, the present healthcare system is now nothing to be pleased with.

He, nonetheless, says the present pandemic must be a wake-up name for the federal government to construct sustainable infrastructure.

“My dad and mom are each medical docs and I used to be born whereas they had been residing on the premises of the College Faculty Hospital, Ibadan.

“The UCH, then, was considered top-of-the-line 10 hospitals within the commonwealth nations, which included hospitals in England, Whales, Scotland, Canada, Australia and New Zealand,” Oyemade stated.

“That showed the kind of health care system that was in Nigeria then. This shows how much we have dropped the ball on health care in this nation and I hope this time will serve as a wake-up call to this nation to lay emphasis upon rebuilding the infrastructure of the health system in this nation”.

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