The Delta State House of Assembly has stressed the need to get the health institutions in the state reinvigorated for better service delivery.
The Chairman, House Committee on Health, Honourable Austin Uroye, stated this at the inaugural meeting of the committee at the Assembly Complex, Asaba.
Honourable Uroye said the seventh Delta State House of Assembly was determined to make a difference in line with the Stronger Delta vision of the state Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa.
He noted that the health sector was key to assessing the performance of any government, assuring that his Committee was set to positively change the narrative in the state’s health sector.
Honourable Uroye representing Warri South One Constituency in the House, explained that healthcare was a necessity, pointing out the need for synergy among stakeholders to make the sector better.
The legislator said the committee would be paying regular visits to health institutions across the state for on the spot assessment, as well as interact with workers and patients.
Honourable Uroye also promised to make the Ministry, Departments and Agencies, MDAs under the Committee’s supervision more focused and accountable to the people.
The Lawmaker said there must be absolute discipline in the health sector, stressing that the health of the people was of utmost concern to the committee and solicited the cooperation of members towards achieving set goals.
The Clerk of the House Committee on Health, had briefed members on the task before the committee and the expectations.