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Wike Governor launches hospital reconstruction project

The Governor's aide said Wike also launched total rehabilitation of Govt Secondary School at Ogu in Ogo-Bolo LG Area.

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Gov. Nyesom Wike

(Pulse)

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has launched a "comprehensive reconstruction" project for the state’s General Hospitals at Nchia and Okrika in Eleme and Okrika Local Government Areas.

Special Assistant to the Governor on Electronic Media, Mr Simeon Nwakaudu, disclosed this on Thursday, November 24, in an electronic statement issued to newsmen in Abuja.

He said the governor also launched total rehabilitation of Government Secondary School at Ogu in Ogo-Bolo Local Government Area, and construction of internal roads in Okrika.

Speaking while inaugurating the hospital reconstruction project at Nchia, Wike said the facility has been abandoned for 30 years.

He said his administration is committed to the provision of quality healthcare facilities to improve the living condition of the people.

The governor said that the Okrika road project will improve the economy of the area.

He promised that development projects would be extended to all local government areas of the state, adding that no community will be neglected by his administration.

At Nchia, the Commissioner for Health, Mr Theophilus Odagme, assured the governor that the reconstruction of the hospital would be completed in record time.

The Commissioner for Works, Mr Bathuel Iheanyichukwu, said that internal roads in Okrika being constructed are 11.5 kilometres long.

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