Musa Na Allah Sokoto
Sokoto State Government has approved 347 million naira for the general renovation and provision of equipment to the only state-owned specialist’s hospital.
The renovation works are said to be through direct labour to facilitate the early completion of the project and prompt delivery of the approved hospital equipment.
The Chief Medical Director (CMD) of the Hospital, Dr. Nuhu Maishanu disclosed this in a statement.
He said Ten dilapidated wards, laboratories, clinics, and staff offices would be renovated during the exercise.
He also said Maternity and Amenity units were included in the renovation works.
According to the Chief Medical Director works for the renovation of the amenity ward has since commenced.
Dr. Nuhu Maishanu new state of the Arts hospital and furniture would also be provided through direct labour.
He said the hospital Road network and landscaping of the entire hospital environment would be carryout as part of the renovation exercise.
The CMD said upon completion of the renovation works, the hospital would meet the standard required of a specialist hospital.
Dr. Maishanu thanked the state government for the approval pointing out that it has clearly demonstrated the commitment of the present administration’s quest for improved health care delivery in the state.
He appealed for more support and cooperation from the state government and hospital management in their efforts to achieve the set objectives.