Ebonyi state Governor, His Excellency David Nweze Umahi has once again established two General Hospitals in the State within 20 days

Mr. Francis Nwaze, the Special Assistant on Media and Publicity said, “in conformity with the avowed decision of the Governor of Ebonyi State, Engr. David Umahi to ensure that Ebonyi medical sector is ranked the best in the world ranking and his preparedness and dogged efforts in tackling the spread of COVID-19 and other dangerous diseases in Ebonyi State.

He stated that these are some of the reasons Umahi completed the reconstruction, renovation and furnished the two additional 150-bed capacity general hospitals – Ikwo General Hospital and Onicha General Hospital, even as he is still on self-isolation.

Remember that on June, Governor said while interacting with Ebonyi State COVID-19 Medical Team at New Government House, revealed that he made approval for the renovation and reconstruction of additional three general Hospitals at Ikwo, Onicha and Ishielu which is to provide quick medical attention to the three senatorial zones of the state.

Governor David added that his aim is to reform  the health sector where a reported emergency case can be treated in five minutes across the state.

Yesterday, the two newly reconstructed and furnished general hospitals are ready and waiting inaugurated while the Ishielu General Hospital to be completed in the next 7 days according to the Commissioner for Human Capital Development, Mrs Ann Aligwe.

Mr David also said : “To write about the developmental strides of the Governor in the health sector will certainly take thousands of pages of papers to be completed but few among them is the recent completion of the Abakaliki General Hospital, Elinwovbu, the construction of a modern college of medicine which promises to treat major renal malfunctions like the Kidney, Liver, etc. The construction of 300 Bed Isolation and Treatment Center at FETHA, Abakaliki; the reconstruction of the School of Health and Midwifery, the consequipping and equiping of the first Southern Virology Center and lots more.”

“Indeed, we now have a new ebonyi state that we can proud off.”

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