COVID-19 Should Be An Alarm Call For Reshaping Of Nigeria’s Health Structure – Oyemade
The Senior Pastor of the Covenant Christian Centre, Poju Oyemade, has said that the COVID-19 outbreak should be a an alarm call for the reshaping of Nigeria’s healthcare structure.
He disclosed this on Saturday during the Church’s annual Worker’s Day programme, The Platform.
This year’s edition, nevertheless, concentrated on Nigeria’s fight against the COVID-19, until now.
While conveying his message, Pastor Oyemade recollect how years ago, the University College Hospital, Ibadan, where his parents both worked as doctors, was categorized among the 10 best hospitals in the commonwealth nations.
He said this on Saturday during the Church’s annual Worker’s Day programme, The Platform.
This year’s edition, however, focussed on Nigeria’s battle against the COVID-19, so far.
But as said by him, the present healthcare system is now nothing to be proud of.
He, nonetheless, says the current pandemic should be an alarm call for the government to reshape sustainable infrastructure.
“My parents are both medical doctors and I was born while they were living on the premises of the University College Hospital, Ibadan.
“The UCH, then, was regarded as one of the best 10 hospitals in the commonwealth nations, which included hospitals in England, Whales, Scotland, Canada, Australia and New Zealand,” Oyemade said.