Health Facilities: Acting President Yemi Osinbajo Flags Of Construction Of Doctors Quarters In Rivers State

Health Facilities: Acting President Yemi Osinbajo Flags Of Construction Of Doctors Quarters In Rivers State
Paul Obiajunwo, PortHarcourt
In furtherance  of the provision  of  quality  healthcare to the people of Rivers State, the Acting President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo on Monday  flagged off the reconstruction of the Doctors Quarters  of the Braithwaite Specialist Memorial Hospital, (BSMH) Port Harcourt.
Whilst laying the foundation  stone for the  Doctors Quarters  of BSMH, the Acting  President  Yemi Osinbajo  said that the doctors  quarters would help in repositioning  medicare in the state.
He said: “It is my special privilege to lay this foundation  stone of this doctors quarters at the Braithwaite Specialist Memorial Hospital.
“It is very special because  this is a special contribution to the  creation  of  access to healthcare in the country. And especially the welfare of doctors who do the commendable work of ensuring  the health of the people “
The Acting President declared: “I lay this stone to the glory of God, the welfare of the good people of Rivers State and the country at large”.
In his address, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike  declared  his commitment  to the  provision  of  quality facilities  in hospitals across the state.
He said: “For me, my engagement  with the people is premised on the provision  of projects  across  the state.  In Rivers State, it is projects, projects and projects.  We shall not deviate.”
Governor Wike said that the objective of  the  project  is to restore the existing accommodation and expand it to accommodate more specialist  doctors  serving  at the BMSH.
He noted that  the quarters has 22 units of three bedroom flats with a community  canteen and dedicated  water facility.
The governor  said  that the doctors quarters will be completed on schedule  and  in line with approved  specifications.
Rivers State Health Commissioner, Dr Theophilus Odagme lauded the governor  for his commitment  to the welfare of Rivers doctors.
Also on Monday, the Acting President Yemi Osinbajo inspected the ongoing construction of the Port Harcourt Pleasure Park, the first of its kind in the country.
He also inspected ongoing  construction of the Rivers State Ecumenical Centre, aimed at unifying  the Christian community in the state.
The Acting President  lauded Governor Wike  for his commitment  to the delivery of quality projects  to the people of Rivers State.