FG Pledges Increased Funding For Tertiary Health Institutions

The Minister of State for Health & Social Welfare, Dr. Tunji Alausa has reiterated the Federal Government’s determination to put more financial commitments to health institutions of learning in the country.

Director, Information of the Ministry, Patricia Deworitshe conveyed the development in a statement issued on Saturday, November 25, 2023.

She said, the Minister reiterated the government’s commitment in Enugu, during his oversight tour & official commissioning of the Ultra-modern Projects at Federal College of Dental Technology & Therapy, Enugu.

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Dr. Alausa attributed the immense well-being of any society to success in health care delivery. He explained that the present administration specifically focuses its health drive action on 4 major agendas, namely; Governance in Healthcare, Unlocking the Value Chain of the Healthcare Sector, Health & Social Security, and Health Population.

Speaking further, Dr. Alausa commended the Rector, Top Management Staff, and the entire Community of the Institution for their cooperation which enhanced the opportunity to achieve more in terms of project execution.

The Minister later applauded Prof. John Emaimo, Rector of the College, for his giant stride being exhibited within the shortest time in office.

Earlier, the Rector of the College, Prof. John Emaimo expressed his gratitude to the federal government for the financial support received in order to carry out major projects that would benefit the college & immediate communities.

The Hon. Minister of State for Health & SW, Dr. Tunji Alausa flanked by the Top Management of Federal College of Dental Technology & Therapy, Enugu.

Prof. Emaimo enumerated some challenges faced by the institution. While he requested the Hon. Minister to come to their aide to address their needs for another milestone achievement the College is anticipating.

Some of the projects commissioned by the Minister include a Two-in-One Lecture room, a Biomedical Research Centre, Centre for Entrepreneurship Development (CED), Medical Centre Extension, Rector’s Lodge, One Storey Classroom block, Lawn Tennis Court among others.



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