Ogun traditionalist endorse Gov. Abiodun's re-election - NEWS FRONTIER DAILY


Friday, February 24, 2023

Ogun traditionalist endorse Gov. Abiodun's re-election

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The traditionalists in Ogun State, under the auspices of  Alternate Medicine practitioners have unanimously endorsed Governor Dapo Abiodun for second term in office  due to his immense contributions to the establishment the sub-sector and  advancement of trado- medicine in the state

The endorsement and support for Governor Abiodun's reelection  was made known at a special meeting of all the practitioners heads and the Board Chairman Balogun Nurudeen Olaleye, held in Abeokuta, Ogun State capital, where they described the governor as a kind-hearted leader.                         .

The Chairman, Nigeria Association of Traditional Medicine and founder of Africa College of Traditional Medicine, Chief Samson Soyoye declared  that Prince Dapo Abiodun has done a lot for the advancement of trado- medicine in the state, saying that he has proven himself as a selfless and exemplary leader with the fear of God who keeps  every single of his promises. 

He said,  they will continue to support him in his re-election bid.

In her remarks, the National President, Mission Birth Attendant, Rev. Mrs. Elizabeth Quodri, said one of the reasons for supporting the governor's reelection bid was due to his truthfulness and systematic way of  implementing his programmes for the wellbeing of the people of the State. 

She pointed out that, the sincerity of the governor brought about the creation of the Ogun Alternative Medicine Board, first of its in the state.               

The President Iwarefa Traditional Medicine Association, Alhaji Muhammed Yahaya said, that he was grateful to Governor Abiodun for liberating the practise  of alternate medicine in the State, by adopting the sub-sector as one of the government project to enable citizens of the State have access to affordable and qualitative healthcare system of their choice. 

Speaking in the same vein,  founder, Isese Kingdom of Truth and the Kabiesi Olu-isese Worldwide, Ifarotimi Adifagbola Balogun, said he was delighted with the kind gesture of the governor for establishing the State Alternate Medicine Board during his first term in office as  being practiced in other State of the federation. 

He eulogised the governor for giving  approval for Isese Day  to be observed annually by  traditionalists on 20 August across the State, saying the good gesture should continue unhindered in the state.

In their separate remarks, Chief Adesina Odugbemi, the President Ewedayepo, Mrs. Sonubi Iyabo the Coordinator Ijebu- ode Community Healthcare service and Chief Soremekun Abiwere the State Chairman Traditional Birth Attendant , say efforts of the Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun on Alternate Medicine practice has transformed the sub - Sector, stressing that if the kind of support and attention  from the government for the sub-sector continues, soon the State will no longer rely on federal allocation.

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