The Deputy Governor of Abia State, Engineer Ikechukwu Emetu has decried the high rate of corruption evident in the various Health Institutions in the State.
To this end, he has disclosed that the present administration under the leadership of Dr Alex Otti is resolved in its determination to sanitize the Health Institutions across the State for optimal output.
Engr. Emetu who stated this when the Executive members of the National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives, South East Zone paid him a courtesy visit at Government House Umuahia, maintained that Government cannot afford to churn out half baked medical personnels that will pose as dangers to the general wellbeing of the society.
The Deputy Governor however, reiterate that Government will not shy away from their responsibilities of ensuring that medical facilities across the State are put in perfect shape for excellent academic pursuits and quality health care delivery.
He encouraged the Association to remain resolute in their quest to become renowned medical practitioners in future, assuring that Government will work out modalities of addressing some of the challenges confronting them and accepted their request to be their Patron.
In his remarks earlier, the President, National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives, South East Zone, Comrade Bartholomew Chimezie who said their objective is to harmonize activities of their members by protecting unity amongst them congratulated the Governor, Dr Alex Otti and his Deputy, Chief Ikechukwu Emetu on their well deserved electoral victory and appealed to Government to assist them address the problems of transportation, accommodation and other basic amenities confronting them.
Change Reporting From Deputy Governor’s Office.
July 12th, 2023.