Gov Umahi Promises To Build New Teaching Hospital In Ebonyi

Gov Umahi Promises To Build New Teaching Hospital In Ebonyi

From CHARLES ONYEKWERE, ABAKALIKI

Ebonyi state governor, Engr. David Umahi, has reiterated his administration’s readiness to build a new Teaching Hospital for Ebonyi State University before exiting office in May 29, 2023.

Umahi stated this on Monday, while commissioning some landmark projects at the National Obstetric Fistula Centre, NOFIC, in Abakaliki, Ebonyi state capital.

The Governor said the new Teaching Hospital becomes imperative to help scale up production of medical manpower needs of the State.

He applauded the Medical Director of NOFIC, Professor Johnson Obunna for his professional aptitude in the management of the Hospital.

Governor Umahi also commended the NOFIC Management for adopting the State’s concrete road technology in the construction of it’s internal roads.

“Using our concrete road technology shows the love and how deep it is. I appreciate your staff as those who are helping the Leaders are more important than the Leader himself.”

Continuing, the Governor commended President Muhammadu Buhari for the support he has given ministries and MDAs and states in the country. ” Buhari has done alot across the country.

“You see a man who is sincere, a man who is committed and that is Mr. President, General Buhari. If anybody is talking rubbish about him, that is their business, I will acknowledge his good deeds loudly; through him Ebonyi State has come to be.”

While thanking former Governor Martin Elechi and Wife for conceiving NOFIC, Umahi lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for his continued interventions to the State.

Umahi expressed determination to assist the David University of Health Sciences Uburu to set up an oxygen plant before his administration winds down in the month of May.

Speaking, the Minister of State for Health, Chief Joseph Ekumankama noted that the Federal Government is disposed to partnering the Ebonyi State Government to improve the Health needs of Citizens.

The Honourable Minister who commended Governor Umahi and the Management of NOFIC for the vast development in the Facility, pledged to avail them more opportunities to diversify health care delivery to the people.

Some of the projects commissioned by the Governor included the Oncology Health Records Building, the Molecular Laboratory Complex, Oxygen Plant, Maternity Complex Building and Dual access road.


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