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Lawmaker builds quarters for nurses

In a bid to promote healthcare in Nwangele local government area ofImoState, the legislator representing the area in the Imo State House of Assembly, Hon Ugonna Ozuruigbo, has built quarters for nurses working atOgbuajaHospitalin the local government area.

Commissioning the quarters recently, the Special Adviser to the Governor on Project Monitoring, Prince MacDonald Akanno, thanked the legislator for building the quarters.

He promised to provide water borehole in the quarters as part of his own contribution to the development of the area.

Speaking at the occasion, the caretaker committee chairman of Nwangele, Barr. Celestine Etumkemka, emphasized the need for collaboration between the council and the state government in the provision of the people’s needs.

The nurses had complained that the non-availability of accommodation had contributed to their closing early from work, resulting to poor service delivery.

Speaking, Hon Ozuruigbo said that he was merely fulfilling a promise he made to the nurses to build them a house as well as provide them with power generating set.

He hoped that the gesture would go a long way to facilitate the effort of the state government in ensuring effective healthcare delivery.

He enumerated the landmark achievements of the Owelle Rochas Okorocha administration, especially in road construction, agriculture and education which he described as the first of its kind, adding that Nwangele is a major beneficiary.

Some indigenes of the area, including Comrade Linus Nwadike, and Engr Paul Ozugbo commended the legislator, stating that the area had not felt government presence in the last 12 years.

 

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