As the ten-day medical mission of the visiting Sharing Hope Foundation from the University of California, San Diego comes to an end, the people of Ondo state have showered praises on the team for their tremendous impact in the state within their short stay in the state, particularly in the health sector.
Speaking at the dinner organized for the US-based medical team by the office of the wife of the Governor, at the State House in Alagbaka Akure, Ondo state, First Lady, Chief Mrs Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu, commended the team for touching the lives of the people of the state through their capacity building programs for health personnel, donation of drugs, consumables and equipment to hospitals, and described the mission as fruitful.
In his vote of thanks at the dinner, Ondo state honourable commissioner for health, Dr Wahab Adegbenro, said the visit is a plus to the health sector in Ondo State and thanked them for their donations and trainings.
Dr Adegbenro also thanked Ondo State First Lady for attracting what he called “huge gesture”, and appealed to the team to assist the state in tackling some of the health issues facing the state.
Speaking after the “Train The Trainers Summit” organized by Sharing Hope and the office of the wife of the Governor, held at Ondo State University of Medical Science and Health Technology, Ondo (UNIMEDTH), the chief medical director, Dr Oluwole Ige, appreciated Sharing Hope for strengthening their facilities with capacity building and material aids, and prayed God to bless them richly.
In a smiliar development, parents of the members of Arabinrin Junior Tennis Club have commended the visiting Sharing Hope Foundation of University of California, San Diego for donating sports foot wears, footballs and some other sports items to the club.
This commendation came during an exhibition match between Barthram Okoro -Junior Tennis Club of Ibadan- and Arabinrin Junior Tennis Club of Akure, at the Akure Recreation Club.
The parents who spoke through Mrs Lulu said that the gesture will compliment the efforts of the Ondo State First Lady, who is also the founder of the club, in promoting and developing sporting activities in the state, particularly for the young people.
They also thanked Mrs Akeredolu for making them proud parents of future champions.
Sharing Hope Foundation earlier made a donation of sports items to the club.