Aguata LG boss bankrolls reconstruction of health centre as lawmaker pledges generating set


By Florence Ifeyinwa Oduah

Aguata, Oct. 31, 2018 (MOI) Lawmaker representing Aguata 1 Constituency,  Mr Ikechukwu Umenwa has applauded Aguata LG Chairman for bankrolling the refurbishment of Awarasi Health Post, Uga.

Umenwa said the centre was in dilapidated condition and so, appealed to the chairman to come to their rescue.

“Thank God he listened and ordered its refurbishment. We are grateful to him. We pray God to continue to bless him,’’ Umenwa said.

The lawmaker promised to donate electricity generating set to the health centre.

The LG Chairman, Mr Eche Ezeibe during the handover of the centre said that it was Umenwa that drew his attention to the poor state of the facility.

“It was in a very bad state when we came to see it. We started and completed the work. Today we thank God for handing it over,’’ Ezeibe said.

The chairman later called on the President-General of Uga Improvement Union, Mr Anthony Ekesiobi to ensure regular maintenance of the centre.

He also urged the nurses to be available and hardworking so that patients who come to assess healthcare services at the facility would be attended to.

The PG commended Umenwa for quality representation at the Anambra State House of Assembly, as he had so far attracted many dividends of democracy to their community.

He also commended the LG chairman for renovating the dilapidated Awarasi Health Post.

“We also thank them for making the building of the Uga ultra Modern Market a reality and turning Uga into a tourist centre.

Traditional Ruler of Uga, Igwe Chidi Ezenwugo, while thanking Ezeibe for the reconstruction, requested for the building of more health centres in the community.

The Community Health Officer in charge of the centre, Mrs Chinememma Okpala-Nwankwo expressed joy and gratitude for the generosity toward them.

“I am very happy today because when I was posted to work here, the structure I met was discouraging.

“I met a dilapidated building without doors, windows, ceiling, damaged floors, it was too bad. So, we sought for help and Ezeibe answered us by rebuilding this place for us,’’ Okpala-Nwankwo noted. (MOI)

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