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Ooni begins free health scheme

29 January 2016, 07:30

Abuja - Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, commonly known as the Ooni of Ife, has launched a free health service to assist the citizens of Ile Ife, Punch reports.

The Ooni urged Ile Ife residents ti make good use of the scheme, saying that a town cannot develop while its citizens have health problems.

Ogunwusi also inaugurated seven commuter buses to ease transportation for his people.

Also read: Ooni pays unprecedented visit to Alaafin

He disclosed that the venture was made possible through a partnership with Olofin Micro Finance Bank, with the vehicles being assembled by Leyland Motor Company in Ife.

Toyin Olufolahan, Managing Director at Olofin Micro Finance Bank revealed that each bus costed an estimated N8 million to produce, saying that the bank decided to partner with the Ooni to bring economic transformation to Ile Ife.

Read more at Punch

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