GOVERNOR Godwin Obaseki of Edo state has
reiterated the commitment of his administration in
ensuring that the 5-star Central Hospital
becomes a medical haven for the people of the
South South and Nigerians in general..
The governor who stated this when he received
chairman and members of the state Hospital
Management Board who paid him a courtesy visit
in his office, said the state government was
working round the clock to equip the hospital with
state-of-the-art medical facilities.
Obaseki who was represented by his deputy,
Comrade Philip Shaibu, said beyond the issue of
industrializing the state, one of the cardinal focus
of his administration was to make the state a
medical tourism destination and that this could be
achieved through vibrant personnel.
He urged the Chairman of the board, Prof. Ebegue
Amadasun to put together all that was needed to
equip the hospital so as to enable the state
government achieve its plans in the health sector.
“It cannot be medical tourism if most of these
issues you have raised are not addressed. Some
of were already known to government,” assuring
that they would be addressed..
“Our people voted for continuity and consolidation
therefore they need the best and the governor is
ready to meet their demands.
Earlier, leader of the delegation and Chairman of
hospital management board Prof. Ebegue
Amadasun thanked the governor for finding time
out of his busy schedules to receive members of
the group, adding that the visit was to
congratulate the governor on his well-deserved
victory at the September 28, 2016 polls.