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In continuation of its implementation of measures at repositioning government hospitals in the Delta State for better service delivery, the Medical Director, Eku General Hospital, Dr Vincent Oziga, has been replaced with Dr Lucky Oyeye with the mandate to address the challenges being experienced by users of the hospital.
The State Commissioner for Health, Dr Mordi Ononye, while making the replacement known in a statement, warned that the state government would no longer hesitate to replace any medical director who failed to meet up with the responsibility of providing improved services to patients.
The commissioner stated that leadership of government hospitals had the responsibility to provide effective and efficient services in order to be able to justify the resources government was putting into the health sector.
He called on all staff working in the hospitals to work in the best interest of their respective hospitals and at the same time the communities with a view to address the loss of trust by the public due to decline in quality health care in the hospitals.
Dr Onoye, in the statement, directed leadership of the hospitals to fashion out strategies to improve the quality of health delivery saying the state government had commenced renovations and facelift of hospitals and procurement of more medical equipment.