The Ogun State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Occasion (PDP) has berated Governor Dapo Abiodun over the demise of two pupils, who died allegedly after taking the state authorities deworming medicine.
The PDP stated it was nervous over the unlucky demise of the 2 feminine pupils of Saint James African Church Main College, Idi- Ape, Abeokuta.
In accordance with the PDP, the pupils had died “after taking the deworming medicine administered on school-age youngsters by a medical workforce from the state authorities.”
DAILY POST stories that the Ogun State Authorities had stated the deworming drug shouldn’t be a poison.
The state Commissioner for Well being, Tomi Coker, in an announcement, maintained that the varsity youngsters will need to have died from an outbreak of cholera.
However, in an announcement made obtainable to DAILY POST on Friday by Ogun PDP spokesperson, Akinloye Bankole, the social gathering stated it was unhappy about “the levity with which the Abiodun authorities is dealing with the overall situation of governance and points bordering on well being and medical providers of the folks.”
Apart from the 2 deaths in query, Bankole alleged that “a number of different pupils are nonetheless being handled in varied medical amenities throughout the state capital.”
Priding itself a accountable social gathering, the PDP talked about that “we’re compelled to carry that the ruling APC authorities, from all indications, didn’t observe crucial medical protocols in allotting de-worming medicine to pupils.”
This, the PDP spokesperson stated had confirmed “the disgusting penchant for steady trial and error techniques which has change into the trademark of the federal government.”
“As a involved stakeholder, we marvel how any right-thinking public well being professional offers deworming medicine to pupils with diarrhea, cholera and even malaria,” saying “it’s despicable, it’s the peak of irresponsibility of presidency to say the least.”
The PDP expressed shock with the response of the state authorities to the ugly incident as if youngsters deserves to contract cholera “underneath the watchful eyes of a authorities which claims to have spent billions of Naira on well being and medical providers within the final 15months of administration.”
Whereas commiserating with the households of the late pupils, the social gathering inspired members of the general public to carry the Gov Abiodun authorities answerable for the demise of the pupils.
“Lastly, we want to state it very clearly that the avoidable demise of the 2 harmless pupils right now is large enough for any wise authorities to come clean with its custom of woeful failures and get critical with the enterprise of governance,” Bankole submitted.