President Muhammadu Buhari and the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in next year general elections, Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu, are among important dignitaries expected soon at the planned commissioning of various projects executed by the present administration in kogi state.
The Governor of the state, Alhaji Yahaha Bello, disclosed this yesterday during an interview with Journalists at the Specialist Hospital, Lokoja at the end of his inspection of the projects in Lokoja earmarked for commissioning, including the Specialist Hospital.
He said:”All the jobs so far executed were excellent and ready for commissioning.
“I have to inspect them, personally, to ensure that they meet my taste, not just quality before I invite our president, our flag bearer, Bola Ahmed Tinubu and other dignitaries to come and commission our projects in Kogi State. Every place we touched is a quality and a class,
“This moment,we are ready,we are going to contact him to send his team, too, to come and inspect the projects.
“He will give us the date, as soon as he give us the date,we will let you know.”
The governor commended the contractor that executed the job at the Specialist Hospital, Alhaji Friday Idachab, an indigene of the state, for a job well done.
Recalls that the Governor, who had earlier condemned the quality of job done at the hospital, when he visited the hospital about a year, described the present work of the indigenous contractor in the hospital as “excellent”.
Other projects inspected by Bello include: Muhammadu Buhari Civic Centre, GYB Model Science Secondary School, the Flyover bridge at Ganaja junction and embarkment project among others, all in Lokoja.
Also speaking on the sideline of the event, the Chief Medical Director of the Special Hospital, Lokoja,Prof. Isa Adagiri Yahaha, commended the state government for upgrading the quality of healthcare services at the hospital.
According to him, the hospital now have up to 50 medical doctors including 14 specialists in psychiatric, orpthamology gynecology among others.
This he added was in addition to other healthcare staff as well as modern equipment to ensure effective health care services, adding that more health personnel would be employed to cope with the work load of the hospital.
“A new psychiatric ward has also been built for the hospital with full fledged offices,” the chief medical director also told Journalists.
He said that the state government had procured an advance life support clinic to be delivered to the hospital soon in addition to the promise by the governor to provide the hospital with advance x-ray machine.
The machine Prof. Yahaha explained, can be used to x-ray brain in the case of accident victims with brain injuryShare this on WhatsApp