Ogu Bolo

Background Information

The Ogu/Bolo LGA is headquartered at Ogu. It is located in the Rivers South East Senatorial district. It is bounded in the north by Eleme LGA, in the south by Tai LGA, in the east by Khana, and in the west by Bonny LGA. The LGA occupies a land mass of 89sq. km. The projected population of the LGA in 2020 was 119,264. The predominant occupation of the people is farming, while the major religion is Christianity with a few adherents to African Traditional Religion. The main Ethnic group in the LGA is Wakrikese. There are functional Primary Health Facilities spread across the LGA and a General Hospital.

The LGA Health Authority & Technical Committee

The Local Government Primary Health Care Authority and the Primary Health Care Technical Committee are responsible for the management and implementation of Primary Health Care activities and services at the LGA level. The health authority is the operational arm of the Rivers State Primary Health Care Management Board. It has the chairman of the local government as the Committee Chairman and the Medical Officer of Health as the Secretary. 

The PHC Technical committee is composed of the Medical Officer of Health who serves as the chairman, the Deputy PHC Coordinator, the Programme Managers of the LGA, and the heads of facilities. This committee meets once a month to discuss issues bordering on health service delivery and improvement. The following are the list of members of the committee.
  1. Hon. Chairman (or a representative) (Committee chairman)
  2. PHC Coordinator/MOH (Committee Secretary)
  3. LGA Supervisory Councilor for Health
  4. Head of Finance in the LGA
  5. Representative of LGA in charge of water (Head of Environmental Health Unit)
  6. Representative of LGA programme officers
  7. Representatives of heads of PHCs in the LGA
  8. One representative from the communities in the LGA
1Dr. Tobin BeautyMOH/Chairman
2Benson Juliet FrankDPHCC/ Reproductive Health Programme Manager
3Doku IworiboControl of Diarrhoeal Diseases (CDD) /Oral Rehydration Therapy (ORT)

Ogu Bolo Facilities








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