In Rivers, Osinbajo flags off Doctors Quarters


Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo  on Monday flagged-off the rebuilding of  Doctors Quarters at the  Rivers government owned Braithwaite Memorial Hospital, Port Harcourt.

Osinbajo said at the occasion that the project is a special contribution to the creation of access to healthcare in the country.

“ It is my special privilege to lay this foundation stone of these doctors’ quarters at the Braithwaite Specialist Memorial Hospital.

“It is very special because this is a special contribution to the creation  of  access to healthcare in the country. And especially the welfare of doctors who do the commendable work of ensuring the health of the people “he said.

The acting President also said the quarters would help reposition Medicare in the state.

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom  Wike,  said government was committed to the provision of quality facilities in the state.

Wike  said: “For me, my engagement  with the people is premised on the provision  of projects  across  the state.  In Rivers State, it is projects, projects and projects.  We shall not deviate.”

The governor stated that the project would restore the existing accommodation, expand it to take care of more specialist doctors serving in the hospital.

He said  that  the quarters had 22 units of three bedroom flats with a community  canteen and dedicated  water facility.

The Acting President Yemi Osinbajo had on arrival, inspected the ongoing construction of the Port Harcourt Pleasure Park and the Ecumenical Centre, aimed at unifying  the Christian community in the state.

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