- Dr. Goodluck Jonathan was recently in Akwa Ibom as part of the “Doctors Week 2021” activities in the state
- The former president took the opportunity to inaugurate a renovated General Hospital in the state
- Governor Emmanuel was also welcomed by the former president for his tremendous advances in sectors of the Akwa Ibom economy
Uyo – The Governor of the State of Akwa Ibom, Mr. Udom Emmanuel’s Prioritization of Health Services in the State is a Key Component of National Security and People’s Welfare, Former President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, explains.
The former president did so at the inauguration of the rebuilt Ikot Ekpene General Hospital Phase 1 in Akwa Ibom state on Tuesday October 12th
The inauguration is part of the activities on the occasion of the ‘Doctors Week 2021’ in the state recently.
Jonathan urged the various levels of government to have a permanent Building a health facility that caters to the health needs of citizens.
He praised Governor Emmanuel’s efforts to provide health services to people, particularly in the face of the Covid-19 outbreak affecting the World surprised.
” Let me thank the governor for making it possible for me to work with this unique project and a Hospital to be connected to that story and is completely renovated, redesigned and f Reconfigured for effective healthcare.
” It’s a great way to start the Nigeria Medical Association program that got me to work with the NMA on their annual program.
” I know this one NMA Presidents and others will be delighted that this year we begin their Doctors Week with the commissioning of a general hospital prepared for the health needs of the country.
” We have to praise Governor Udom Emmanuel because health is the most important thing and when talking about national security, health security is very important. “
Dr. Jonathan thanked the people of Ikot Ekpene for agreeing to be part of the state government initiated development and urged them to help Governor Emmanuel do more.
In his address, Governor Udom Emmanuel thanked the former President for accepting the invitation to the inauguration of the facility and for accepting to celebrate the Doctors Week 2021 as the keynote speaker.
He stated that the inauguration of Ikot General Hospital is fulfilling Ekpene’s development promise to improve the lives of people in the state, adding that his government will continue to prioritize critical areas of infrastructure and development.
< p class = "align-left"> Represented by the Deputy Governor, Mr. Moses Ekpo, the Governor reaffirmed his commitment to sustainable economic growth, massive investments in infrastructure and the creation of an enabling environment to attract foreign direct investment into the state.
Atiku welcomes Governor Emmanuel’s infrastructural change in Akwa Ibom
Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar described the massive economic development and the infrastructural change of Governor Emmanuel in the state of Akwa Ibom as commendable and worthy of emulation.
The former Vice President said this on Tuesday, August 24th, when he visited Akwa Ibom as part of his trip through the nation to find out about the state of affairs in the country.
Abubakar praised and praised the level of economic development in the state past leaders for their selfless contributions in laying the foundation for rapid economic and industrial growth.