The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) has donated a state-of-the-art paediatric unit to the General Hospital in Saala, Ayetoro, Ogun State.
The project was facilitated by the Chairman of NDIC, Mrs Ronke Sokefun, through her foundation in honour of her late parents, Chief Anthony Akanbi and Mrs Cecilia Ibiyemi Idowu.
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Speaking at the commissioning and handing over ceremony of the facility to the state government, Mrs Sokefun said unit was fully equipped with two infant phototherapy machines, two baby incubators, two oxygen concentrators and two suction machines.
She further said the facility consisted of an emergency treatment room, a 10-bed admission ward, a babies’ ward, a special baby care treatment room for newborns and an isolation room for those with infectious and communicable diseases.
Governor Dapo Abiodun, in his address, commended NDIC and its chairperson for their ingenuity and for keying into his administration’s qualitative healthcare services.