Senator Lays Foundation for new Hospital In Taraba

By Ikenga Chronicles January 21, 2017

Senator Lays Foundation for new Hospital In Taraba

—Callistus Agwaza, Jalingo

Sen Emmanuel Bwacha, representing Taraba south Senatorial zone on Saturday, laid foundation for the Federal Government’s Comprehensive Health Clinic in Bibi, Takum Local Government Area of Taraba.

Bwacha noted at the occasion that the project was a collaborative efforts between the national assembly and the presidency through sustainable development goals to enhance health care delivery.

The lawmaker called on the people of the community to support the contractor to complete the project on the schelfuled time.

“The foundation we are laying today is the result of a collaboration between the national assembly and the presidency through sustainable development goals to improve health care delivery in the country.

“I urge you all to give the necessary support to the contractor to enable him complete the project on time for the benefit of your community and the neighbouring communities,” he said.

In his comments, Dr Innocent Vakai, the state Commissioner for health lauded Bwacha’s commitment to improve health care services in the state state and the country.

Represented by Dr Musa Obadiah, Permanent Secretary of the ministry, the commissioner called on the national assembly to ensure the passage of the national health act to enhance health care services in the country.

According to him, the act would enable the health sector to get one per cent of the annual national budget to beable to offer quality services to the people.

Earlier, Mr Jonah Ifur, the Acting Chairman of Takum Local Government Council, commended Bwacha for attracting federal presence to his constituent.

Ifur, who described the hospital as the best gift to the community, pledged the support of the people to ensure its successful completion.

Mr Philip Ada of Beeds enterprise Nigeria Limited, the contractor told newsmen that the N75 million worth hospital would be completed within 45 days.

Ada explained that the facility would accommodate 60 beds when completed.

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