Democracy Day: Inuwa Commissions multi-billion naira projects in Gombe

Various developmental projects in health, education and infrastructural sectors executed for the benefit of the people worth billions of Naira were commissioned by Gombe State Governor, Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya, to celebrate the 2020 edition of June 12 Democracy Day.

While Commissioning the projects at the State Specialist Hospital, Gombe which included a new Accident and Emergency Department (AED), General Outpatient Departments, Staff quarters, interns and Resident Doctors quarters, fully renovated sections of the hospital and eleven brand new Ford Hilux vehicles for all Primary Health Care Departments for the eleven Local Government Areas of the State, the Governor declared that his administration is fulfilling its promises of delivering the dividends of democracy to the people of the state irrespective of political affiliations.

According to the Governor, despite the COVID-19 pandemic and the economic crunch facing the State, the resilience of his administration in fulfilling its responsibilities to the people is second to non-saying that, the administration had learnt a lot of lessons from the pandemic and economic crunch and believes that with prudent management of resources available, the administration can do very well in meeting the yearnings of the people.

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He, however, vowed that with the health sector as one of its priority areas, Government will go out against all odds to revitalize the sector by revamping all the General Hospitals in the State and also make sure that there is a feast, one functional Primary Health Care facility in all the 114 electoral wards of the State.

He also called on the health workers to put in their best in the discharge of their professional duties for the benefit of the common man promising not to fail in meeting their welfare needs.

Speaking earlier, Chairman of the State Health Revitalization Taskforce, Professor Usman El-Nafatty, thanked the Governor for giving the Taskforce the free hand to carry out its work commending all the technical partners and contractors that handled the projects for meeting the set targets and in accordance to specifications.

Usman El-Nafatty added that “The Hospital now has all facilities that will make it attain the status of a Specialist Hospital”.

The Governor later inspected some road projects within the State capital from where the entourage proceeded to the State Teachers Training Institute which was also commissioned.

 

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