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Buhari approves redesignation of State House Clinic to Medical Centre
03/23/2023 18:43 in News Update

Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed as well as Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Clement Agba have carried out what the Presidency described as final inspection of the multi-billion naira redesignated State House Medical Centre and built by construction giant, Julius Berger within the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

The inspection was led by the Permanent Secretary, Tijjani Umar, Director of Maintenance, Joshua Apagu and other officials.

Specifically, President Muhammadu Buhari approved a site for the construction of the VIP wing of the State House clinic within the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Recall that the Presidency had vowed to inaugurate the state-of-the-art clinic which will offer medicare for the country’s President, Vice President, visiting Heads of State and other high-ranking officials of government before the end of the Buhari-led government.

The SGF, however, declined to disclose how much the government has expended on the project.

Continuing, Mustapha explained that the facility will address the frequency of the country’s presidents traveling abroad to seek medical treatment.

 the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning also expressed delight over the quality of work on the facility, adding that”we have supported this process in terms of making sure that the funding is provided on time.

The State House Permanent Secretary said the authorities were working assiduously including testing of the equipment as well as training of personnel before commissioning the project by the President.

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