By: Isaac Ojo
Akaboezem Uruagu Nnewi community in Anambra State on Wednesday commissioned her ultra modern primary health centre.
In his welcome address, the Vice Chairman of Akaboezem Uruagu community, Engr. Eloka Ike said that the health center has all the structure to give qualitative health care to the people.
He said infrastructure are also in place to the medical personnel who will be working in the hospital comfortable.
Engr Ike who said that the gigantic hospital edifice has gulped a huge amount of money however appealed to the Anambra State governor, Chief Willie Obiano to graciously see to the equipping of the center.
He said that equipping and posting of needed service personnel to the center will go a long way in meeting the health needs of Akaboezem people and their neighbors.
Engr Ike who did not forget to appreciate the governor for his developmental strides in Nnewi in particular and in the state in general appealed for early completion of the already started Nnewi Hotels/Ekeson road project so as to make it motorable all year round.
Dr Ben Aghazu, a community leader in his speech noted that Akaboezem is blessed with personalities who work in unity and love.
The renowned egghead point out that most of the infrastructure in the community are gotten through self help.
He pointed out that the newly commissioned primary health center is second to none as it can boast of water borehole, rooms for nurses and doctors and so on even as he also urged the governor to support the hospital with the necessary medical equipment and staff.
Also, the Obi of Akaboezem, Pharm Ben Chukwuka thanked God for making the dream of having a primary health center in his community a reality.
He appreciated the immediate past chairman of Akaboezem, Sir Chris Unigwe who donated the land for the health project in memory of his late father, Pa Bernard Unigwe (Umuechibueze)
The General Manager of Anambra State Procurement Agency, Ogbuefi Melie Onyejepu who represented the governor, Chief Willie Obiano at the occasion commeneded Akaboezem people for blazing the trail by putting up a massive building for their primary health care.
He said that primary health care is strategically important because it is the closest to the people.
Ogbuefi Onyejepu commissioned the primary health center in Akaboezem.
Eminent personalities witnessed the commissioning ceremony.