Ogun remains committed to uplift alternate medicine practise- Gov Abiodun - SALIENT TIMES ONLINE

Ogun remains committed to uplift alternate medicine practise- Gov Abiodun

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The Ogun State Governor Prince Dapo Abiodun as re- assured its administration committment to transform Alternate Medicine practice in to world class stander as part of effort to further meet health challenges of the people especially those at the grass roots.
 Governor Abiodun gave the assurance at a special prayer organized in his honour by the , Ijo Baba lawo and Onifas' in the state ,to make its 61st Birthday and second year anniversary in office for the governor , held at the June 12 Cultural Center Kuto Abeokuta,
He said the present administration  in the State had put  in place policies and programmes that would ensure that the sub- sector developed to world class standerd.
The Governor , represented by the Chairman Ogun State Alternate Medicine Board , Balogun Nurudeen Olaleye , Commended the gesture and ingenuity of the the Traditional illers under the age of Ijo Babalawo and Onifas' in Ogun State for their support for the present admin stration in the state .
, assuring them that their request will be table before the governor.
He  charge them to always take their practice serious and make sure that they register and validate all their necessary documents with the board in order for them to enjoy Government supports. 
Also speaking  ,the special adviser to the governor on earth, Dr. Ololade Lawal , while appreciating the Babalawos' and Onifas' in the State stated that the present administration in the state will not relent in its effort at providing necessary support for them at all time adding that since Government has realized the significant and upportunities abound in the use of Alternate Medicine as well is patronages by the people.
On his parts, Chief Aregbesola  Anipupo the Oluwo Ifa of Ogun State who led the prayer session said Governor Dapo Abiodun deserve more than this from the practitionals of Alternate Medicine in the state and they are always willing to do more and be part of government activities from time to time equally appealing to the governor to granted them the long agitating Isese public holiday.
Chief Anipupo acknowledge the giant straides of the governor in  the State, adding that the Unity and peaceful coexistence among different religious groups as remained appreciated. especially the manners of which is balancing governmen involvement in religeous matters and  we are very proud to be associated with Prince Dapo Abiodun.
His words"Governor Dapo Abiodun has elevated us and our jobs in the State and we can now copete favourably with our collgues in other southwest state  on  Alternate Medicine practices. This the first time in the history of the State and we have nothing to offer him than our loyalty and prayers because nothing is above prayer, we are also begging the governor to declare August 22 as Isese holiday date just like they have done in others south west States."