Ugwuanyi orders overhauling of Enugu General Hospital

Gov. Ugwuanyi

Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State on Monday ordered the total overhauling of facilities in the General Hospital, Agbani, Nkanu West Local Government Area of the state.

Ugwuanyi gave the order when he inspected the new structure at the hospital and the state of facilities existing in the hospital.

The governor said that his administration would deploy the essential materials and manpower to ensure the full operation of the facility.

He said the action was in line with his administration’s resolve to upgrade health facilities in the state for the well being of the people.

Ugwuanyi also inspected the reconstruction of the Colliery Hospital, Enugu, and construction of new structures at the hospital, now designated as an Infectious Disease Isolation and Treatment Centre.

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It would be recalled that Ugwuanyi administration last week, awarded multiple contracts for construction and rehabilitation of health facilities across the state.

The contracts include new Primary Health Care Centres in seven LGAs, rehabilitation of 34 health facilities across the 17 LGAs, upgrade and rehabilitation of General Hospital Ogrute, Enugu Ezike and Nsukka District Hospital, among others.

Present during the inspection in Agbani were member representing Nkanu East, West federal constituency in the House of Representatives, Mr Nnolim Nnaji, and the member representing Nkanu West in the State House of Assembly, Mr Iloabuchi Aniagu.

Others included the Nkanu West LGA Chairman, Chief Nwabueze Nnamani, the Permanent Secretary State Ministry of Health, Dr Ifeanyi Agujiobi, among others. (NAN)

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