The Oyo state governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, this Wednesday, commissioned the renovated and equipped Observatory, Isolation and Treatment Center in Saki.
The commissioning event which took place at the premises of the newly commissioned infectious disease Center in Saki West local government area of Oyo State, had in attendance the state deputy governor, engineer Rauf Olaniyan, other top government officials, health practitioners, monarchs, Saki residents, amongst other stakeholders concerned.
While commissioning the renovated and equipped Observatory, Isolation and Treatment Center, governor Makinde said the renovation of the center and the equipment fixed in it cost about N750 Million.
The governor, however, changed the initial name of the Observatory, Isolation and Treatment Center to Saki Specialist Hospital.
In his speech, the state commissioner for health, Dr. Bashir Bello, said the Saki Specialist hospital has been equipped to serve the immediate and future needs of the Oke-Ogun residents in terms of advanced health care delivery.
In his remark, the coordinator, Oyo State Isolation Centers, Professor Temitope Alonge, maintained that the newly commissioned Saki Isolation and Treatment Center is the most unique health care facility in Oyo state in the aspect of structure and status.