Infectious hospital Borno
Featured

SGF Mustapha lays NNPC hospital foundation in Maiduguri, lauds Gov. Zulum’s performance 

145

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha, on Saturday performed the ground breaking for the construction of an Infectious Diseases Hospital in Maiduguri with laudatory remarks for Borno Gov. Babagana Umara Zulum.

The hospital is being built by the NIgeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)
as part of national response to the Covid-19 pandemic and to improve healthcare services in the state.
The hospital will be sited at Jimtilo.
The Minister of State for Petroleum and NNPC’s Group Managing Director, Malam Mele Kyari, attended the ground-breaking ceremony.
Speaking on the occasion, Mustapha commended the governor’s effort in improving the welfare of the people since he took office in May 2019.
“Your Excellency, I will start with the note of commendation, some of us have observed you from a distance. In terms of humility and in terms of achievements so far, yours is that of a quiet achiever.

“You just do your work, I am telling you this because, these are some of the things people have said about you.
“I am sure the people of this state appreciate what you are doing in spite of the daunting challenges.
“We always say that the reward for hard work is more work, and I am sure that you have everything going good for you, you have continued your work not just by your designation as a Professor, your actions have been Professorial as well,” said Mustapha, chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Covid-19, represented by the Minister of State for Health, Dr Olorunnimbe Mamora.
PerSecondNews recalls that the Minister of State for Petroleum had on April 25 during a courtesy call on Gov. Zulum, announced the construction of an infectious diseases hospital in Borno.
In his remarks, Zulum commended the NNPC and its partners for citing such an important project in Maiduguri, describing it as a timely intervention in the state.The governor noted that Borno as the epicentre of humanitarian crisis in Nigeria, deserved such a project.

Leave a comment

Related Articles

Nigeria-British Chamber of Commerce inagurates Atelly as 18th President, unveils programmes

Ray Atelly has been sworn in as the 18th President of the...

Kano guber poll ‘clerical error’: An Appeal Court judgment in a mire of controversy

The past few months have been characterized with legal tussles over the...

Why I did not walk out of Super Falcons before FIFA female World Cup – Waldrum

In a recent podcast interview with ‘On The Whistle’ podcast. Randy Waldrum,...

Niger’s ousted president is being denied food and electricity, says European Union

The European Union Friday said it had “deep concern” about the treatment...

Breaking: Ex-Kaduna Gov. El rufai might reject ministerial appointment 

The immediate past Governor of Kaduna State, Malam Nasir El rufai is...

President Tinubu appoints Ajuri Ngelale as special adviser media & publicity

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, GCFR, has approved the appointment of Chief Ajuri...

Are ‘balloons’ the new drug epidemic in Nigeria?

They may look like the normal balloons you see at children’s birthday...

From Fame to Penury: The Despicable Tales of Nigerian Veteran Thespians

The entertainment industry, particularly the movie circle, has been in the eye...

Content creation is the new oil, says Broda Shaggi in an exclusive interview with PSN

There are not many in the class of Samuel Animashaun Perry otherwise...

Hubby’s watery sperm, erectile dysfunction crash two-month-old marriage

A husband’s watery sperm has forced his wife to urge the court...

Max Air Acquires 16 Year Old Boeing 777-200

Kano based Max Air Limited has taken delivery of its first Boeing...

From waste collection to classroom: Story of Adamu’s pursuit of education

Coming from the background of a family of seven children and parents...

Fuel Subsidy: Need for Labour to tread softly, Softly 

The Labour Movement in Nigeria is up in arms against the Federal...

Between the dialectics and the benefits of petroleum subsidy removal

By Paul Njowusi For many years, successive administrations in Nigeria had embraced...

Kudos, knocks for courts’ ruling clearing the coast for Tinubu’s May 29 inauguration – PSN exclusive

By Ajuma Edwina Ameh and Samuel Akpan …the body language of the...

Buhari inaugurates N19.6bn Customs corporate hqts in Abuja, says new Customs Act will drive efficiency

With the newly signed Customs Act and a befitting corporate headquarters for...

Africa’s largest refinery, Dangote Petroleum Refinery and Petrochemicals, Lekki-Lagos inaugurated

Africa’s largest refinery, Dangote Petroleum Refinery and Petrochemicals planted in Ibeju-Lekki area...