Kwara State Spends N3.7billion To Upgrade General HospitalsLatest News, News From The State Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014
The Kwara State government had spent N3.7billion for remoulding, reconstruction, staffing and modern medical equipment of five general hospitals in Ilorin, Share, Omu-Aran, Offa and Kaiama.
Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatai Ahmed disclosed this on Monday during the inauguration of the Omu-Aran and Offa general hospitals in Kwara State.
Ahmed described quality health care as a precondition for sustained human capital development.
In his words: “We have demonstrated this commitment through the remodeling of Offa, Ilorin, Omu-Aran, Share and Kaiama General Hospitals as well as the distribution of drugs and equipment to 13 general hospitals and 43 primary healthcare centers.
“Significant as they are, these interventions only reflect the beginning of great things in the sector.
“Let me reiterate that efforts are on-going to renovate and equip an additional five General Hospitals in the State.”
He said his administration has fulfilled the pledge to provide modern health facility in the state general hospitals, noting that the state government is determined to make health care accessible within 500 meters radius state-wide.
The governor noted the hospitals can also boast of qualified and committed medical personnel that can compete favorably anywhere in the world.
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