To ensure the health fitness of Management and Staff of the Ministry of Mines and Steels Development, MMSD, for an efficient and effective performance, which will add value to national development, the Minister of Mines and Steels Development, Arc. Olamilekan Adegbite has on Monday commissioned the Ministry’s Staff Clinic.
Speaking during the event, which was held at the Ministry’s Car Park Basement, Arc. Adegbite described the establishment of the Clinic as a commendable project, which would immensely boost staff morale and facilitate a positive attitude to work.
He expressed delight that the project has been completed as anticipated for the benefit of the Ministry and urged that the Clinic be named after the Permanent Secretary in honour of her effortless service to the Ministry.
In his contribution, the Minister of State, Dr. Samson Uchechukwu Ogah, acknowledged the realization of the project which will enhance the health status of the staff and appreciated the Management of Ministry for actualizing the dream.
The Permanent Secretary, Dr. Oluwatoyin Akinlade, in her address noted that health awareness is of utmost importance to the citizenry for the advancement of better service delivery that will change the story of the nation and take it to higher heights. She, among other things, disclosed that the Clinic was adequately supervised and approved by the Ministry of Health as well as National Primary Health Care Development Agency.
The Director (Human Resource Management) Alhaji Muhammad Suleiman, mni, said he was obliged to the Management of the Ministry for their foresight and landmark achievements recorded over time and for driving the initiative of erecting such a valuable project in the Ministry.
According to him, wherever you have a population of people there is a need to secure their lives and livelihoods, hence having a Clinic of such magnitude in the Ministry is not a necessity, but a priority. He expressed the assurance of the Ministry of Health to provide medical doctors that will oversee the newly established Clinic.
Facilities available in the well-equipped Clinic include a consulting room, bed rest spaces with two beds, an OPD for checking vitals, injection, and a dispensary room.