FG Commissions 380m Internal Road In FMC Yenagoa

L-R : Representative of the Honourable Minister Of Works and Housing, Engr. Patrick Nneji, Federal Controller of Works Bayelsa State; Representative of Head of Medical Director Federal Medical Centre Yenagoa, Dr.Peter Alabrah, Head of Clinical Service FMC Yenagoa, handing over ceremony of a 380 metres internal road.

The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola has handed over a 380 metres internal road to the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.

This development was contained in a statement issued by the Director, Press & Public Relations of the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing, Ms. Blessing Lere-Adams on Wednesday, January 18, 2023.

The Minister who was represented at the event by the Federal Controller Works, Bayelsa State, Engr. Patrick Nneji said that the road project was an intervention in the health sector to improve the health condition of all humanity.

Fashola said, “it is undebatable that the quality of health will be impacted by the quality of infractructure and those who doubt it should simply listen to some of the feedbacks from staff of the Centre, where this type of intervention has taken place.”

The Minister disclosed that “the Federal Government has successfully delivered through the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing 64 internal road projects at various Federal Tertiary Institutions and Federal Hospitals and also handed over a total of 46 as at March 2022 and we now have another 18 ready to be handed over, while we are currently attending to other 19 internal roads in similar institutions/federal hospitals across the country, making a total of 83.”

The Minister noted that staff and patients of FMC Yenagoa were expressing renewed enthusiasm with regards to the face lift at the Center because some defective roads had been restored to good condition.

Fashola disclosed that during the construction, about 60 persons were employed thereby contributing to the job creation initiatives of the Federal Government.

In his remarks the Medical Director of the Centre, Prof. Dennis Oju Allagoa who was represented by Dr. Peter Alabrah, Head of Clinical Services at the Centre expressed joy and gratitude to President Muhammadu Buhari and Babatunde Raji Fashola, the Honourable Minister for the laudable internal road project that was handed over.

The Medical Director also noted that the Centre in deed benefited a lot from other Federal Government projects in year 2022.

The Medical Director also appreciated Babatunde Raji Fashola, the Honourable Minister for keeping faith and ensuring that the road project was completed and handed over.

He noted that the road project had transformed the landscape of the Centre and made it very beautiful. He added that it had made access possible by those walking and driving through with vehicles.

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