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Governor David Nweze Umahi of Ebonyi State has assured that the State Medical School will be completed by next month boasting that when completed, the school would be a site for medical tourism.
The Governor made the statement while playing host to a delegation of Niger Delta Power Holding Company who were in the project site to ascertain its electricity need ahead of take-off.
The Governor while explaining that the Teaching Hospital will be run independent of the Medical School, noted that the Medical School has the facility for artificial insemination for childbirth, kidney transplant, dialysis among others.
‘You see here we have the college of medicine, we have students’ classrooms. We also have the hospital itself. When we finish, we are going to be inviting quotations from International reputable hospital management teams to come and take over. So, the school will run differently, the hospital run differently. And the accommodation for both the lecturers of the school and the expatriate over there. And here in the hospital, we have a lot of medical facilities’
Governor said the Teaching Hospital and Medical School projects would be delivered for take-off in March this year.
‘This young man called the MD, and the Executive director, you can see they are young people. Their blood is very hot, and so we are trying to deploy this building at the end of Match, this year, and am sure that they will match our pace. I am very confident, otherwise, they would have not been here by now.’
He commended the Niger Delta Power Holding Company for prompt response to a distress call for interventions in electricity supply to the Teaching Hospital and other critical infrastructure of the Government.
The Managing Director of the Niger Delta Power Holding Company, Mr. Chiedu Ugbo congratulated Governor David Umahi for the massive development in the State and pledged to work assiduously to meet the electricity needs of the facilities.
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