Governor Rochas Okorocha has assured the people of Imo State that his administration will complete the tarring of 1000 kilometers of roads constructed by the State government both at the urban and rural areas of the State before December 2013.
He gave the assurance when he paid an unscheduled inspection visit to the ongoing general hospital project at Nworieubi, in Mbaitoli Local Government Area.
The Governor said the projects became necessary because at inception, what his administration met as general hospitals were more or less shanty buildings, ill-equipped and could not provide the needed Medicare for the people of the State.
He said government therefore embarked on the construction of the 27 new general hospitals in all the 27 local government areas of the State in order to provide easy access to quality Medicare for Imo citizens.
He expressed optimism that the new general hospitals will be completed come December 2013 as work on all of them have gone up to 70% completion.
On the management of the hospitals, Governor Okorocha further explained that government had entered into partnership with a foreign firm that will build, equip as well as run (manage) the hospitals when completed.
The governor has earlier inspected some ongoing road projects at Spibat road, Amakohia in the Owerri-North local government area and some other at Orlu.
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