The Ogun State Ministry of Health has closed down twelve privately owned hospitals in the state to check quackery. Seven of the hospitals were shut in Ijebu-Igbo while five were closed down in Ijebu-Ode.
Also, an illegal mortuary located at Ago-Iwoye in Ijebu-Igbo, was also closed by the monitoring team from the state’s Department of Hospital Services.
The team was led by the State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Babatunde Ipaye and the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Health, Dr. Nafiu Aigoro.
The commissioner further disclosed that the exercise would be carried out across the 20 local government areas in the state.