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Imo Govt. Builds 27 Specialist Hospitals In Each LG – Okorocha

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gov_rochas_okorocha1-300x187The Imo Government says it is constructing specialist hospitals in each of the 27 local government areas of the state at the cost of over N20.2 billion.

Gov. Rochas Okorocha said this while taking visiting editors round the projects on Saturday.

He said that each of the hospitals would concentrate in treatment of specific medical condition such as cancer, brain tumor, kidney, heart, among others.

The governor said that the contract for the project was awarded at the cost of N750 million per unit.

He said that the hospitals, when completed, would be managed by a foreign company for a period of 10 years.

Okorocha said that patients seeking medical care would be required to pay N200 only as part of measures to make their services accessible and affordable to the people.

He said that an Israeli company was also building a state-of-the-art hospital in the state capital to reduce medical tourism, adding that work on the project was nearing completion with some of the equipment already on ground.

He said that hospital, when completed, would also provide Tele Medicine facilities.

According to him, the government has constructed a children park to foster recreation among children in the state.

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  1. frank

    May 18, 2014 at 11:30 am

    DIS IS WHAT GOVERNANCE IS ALL ABOUT. I HOPE D JONALISTS SAW THOSE PROJECTS SO DAT OPPOSITION HAS BEN CLAIMING NO PROJECT IS ON GROUND. THEY MUST BE SHAMED.

  2. frank

    May 18, 2014 at 12:19 pm

    Mr frank don’t believe what this man called rochas is saying o. He promised that specialist hospital some 3 years, close to the end of his tenure what I can see is only foundation work, with bush over grown everywhere.

  3. frank

    May 18, 2014 at 3:46 pm

    PLS MR FRANK (SECOND) CONTRIBUTOR AND EVERBODY KNOW DIS, PLS I AM IN IMO STATE ALL D HOSPITAL HAS BEEN ROOFED. MENTION D LGA AND I WILL POST D PICTURE. LET THOSE PRESSMEN COMFIRM DIS.

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Youths Burn Down Sanwo-Olu’s Mother’s House In Lagos (VIDEO)

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Youths Burn Down Gov Sanwo-Olu’s Mother’s House In Lagos (VIDEO)

Youths Burn Down Gov Sanwo-Olu’s Mother’s House In Lagos (VIDEO)Lagos youths have set the family house of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on fire.

This was after the Governor said that no nobody was killed during the shooting by soldiers at Lekki Toll Gate on Tuesday night.

Sanwo-Olu had debunked claims that the soldiers opened fire and killed some peaceful protesters.

Recall that men of the Nigerian Army reportedly opened fire on protesters following the declaration of 24 hours curfew by the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwolu.

Bullets fired by security operatives hit some persons and at least two persons have been confirmed killed by the police and many injured

Voices in viral footage blamed the shootings on soldiers.

However, the angry youth attacked several important places such as Nigeria Port Authority, TVC News, and the family house of the Governor where his mother resides.

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#LekkiMassacre: Hoodlums Storm TVC Station In Lagos; Set Properties On Fire (Video)

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#LekkiMassacre: Hoodlums Storm TVC Station In Lagos; Set Properties On Fire (Video)
Properties in the conpound on fire

Properties in the compound on fire

Hoodlums have reportedly invaded the headquarters of popular news station, TVC, believed to be owned by National Leader of APC, Bola Tinubu.

According to reports, the staff of the news station are being trapped in the building located in Lagos.

Videos circulating online shows that properties in the compound have also been set ablaze.

The news station is currently off air and this comes hours after Nigerians accused the Lagos politician of having a hand in the #LekkiMassacre.

Information Nigeria recalls security agents had opened fire at peaceful #EndSARS protesters at Lekki Tollgate on Tuesday.

In a video circulating online, the anchors of one of the shows, ‘Your View’ were heard saying that there were hoodlums at their gate trying to break into the premises.

Read Also: #EndSARS: Nigerian Army Denies Shooting At Protesters In Lekki

Watch the video clips below:

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Several Injured As Thugs Attack #EndSARS Protesters, Governor Oyetola In Osun

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Several Injured As Thugs Attack #EndSARS Protesters, Governor Oyetola In Osun
Several Injured As Thugs Attack #EndSARS Protesters, Governor Oyetola In Osun

#EndSARS protesters in Osun

The Governor of Osun State, Gboyega Oyetola on Saturday, escaped an attack by thugs which happened while he was addressing #EndSARS protesters in Osogbo, the state capital.

Some of the vehicles in the Governor’s convoy were also destroyed by the thugs but the Governor himself was evacuated to safety by his security team.

Also Read: #EndSARS: Hold Enugu State Govt Responsible If Anything Happens To Us – Phyno, Kcee, Zoro

As the convoy was leaving the protest venue, some of the youths continued to stone his vehicles.

While the protest was disrupted, Governor Oyetola assured the injured victims that the government would be responsible for their medical bills.

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