Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has paid the sum of N10 million as medical bill for Mrs Stella Omolara Oluyole, who needed kidney transplant for survival.
Oluyole is a civil servant and Deputy Director at Comprehensive Health Centre, Nagazi, in Adavi Local Government Area of the State.
Oluyole was diagnosed of a chronic kidney disease at Zenith Medical and Kidney Center, Abuja, on January 18, 2019, and she was in dare need of a kidney transplant for her survival.
In a statement by Prince Abdulkareem Onyekehi Suleiman, the Special Adviser to the Governor on Multilateral, Donor Agencies and Special Projects, in Lokoja, said that the the governor’s attention was recently drawn to the life threatening situation of Oluyole.
According to him, the helpless woman who is a civil servant and citizen of Kogi, was suffering from a chronic kidney disease.
Prince Onyekehi, who doubles as the Focal Person for Kogi Social Investment Programme (SIP), said that the N10 million medical bill for the kidney transplant was paid on Friday by the governor to the patient at Zenith Medical and Kidney Center, in Abuja, where the operation would take place.
The governor, who is a passionate leader with original humanist principles donated the sum of N10 million for her kidney transplant in spite of the paucity of fund and the economic hard time of the state.
“Mrs Stella Omolara Oluyole is one out of many Kogi citizens that has similar critical health problems that our amiable governor has sponsored,” Prince Onyekehi said.