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Ondo Medical & Health Workers Union Commissions Six Rooms Guest House

4th May 2021

Ondo State Council of the Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria (MHWUN) has commissioned a six rooms Guest House located at the Union’s Secretariat in Akure, Ondo State capital.

The commissioned six rooms chalet was the project of the immediate past state chairman of the union, High Chief Bakare Akuresanmi Amusa which was completed by the present leadership of the union.

In his remarks, the State Chairman of the union, Comrade Fakilede Alake congratulated his predecessor for initiating the project, adding that he was part of the selected members appointed to supervise the project.

” I was the chairman of the Building Committee set up to monitor the project; unfortunately the administration of Comrade Akuresanmi Bakare could not complete the project; so, there no way I will abandon the project which I played a pivotal roles”.

Comrade Fakilede said, aside solving the problem of accommodation to visiting members, the guest house will also serve as another source of revenue to the union.

” Our monthly dues is no longer adequate to run the day to day activities of the union; there is need to think outside the box which gave birth to the commissioned guest house”.

He commended the vision of past leaders whose projections many years back has become reality in today’s Nigeria.

” We are no longer 100 percent relying on the dues from our members to run the union; the President of Medical & Health Workers Union, now NLC President ,Comrade Ayuba Wabba has given us reason why will must devise another means of sourcing for revenue which the guest house will no doubt serve”.

Comrade Fakilede said the union is looking forward to invest its resources in other business like rental, acquisition of land and building to further enhance more revenue to the union.

The guest house was commissioned by High Chief Akuresanmi Amusa, the past Chairman of the Union.

While feeding questions from newsmen, he said the idea of building guest house was conceived when he was the chairman with aims of providing accommodation for visiting members and as well serve as another source of revenue for the union.

“I commissioned the administrative block and the union’s hall; with all these facilities, I thought it wise to build a guest house that will accommodate our visitors and at the same time serve as another source of revenue to us”.

Mrs Bola Akinyanmi, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Culture and Tourism commended the initiative of the union leadership, noting that members monthly dues were put into good use by the executive.

She pleaded with the health workers to continue to provide quality service to the people, saying the percentage payment of salary in the state is a matter of time which will soon fizzle out.

Other guests at the commissioning were the State Chairman of NLC, Comrade Sunday Adeleye, NUJ Chairman and Secretary, Comrade Adetona Aderoboye And Leke Adegbite, NUT State Chairman, Comrade Victor Amoko among others labour leaders.

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