the ibom professional hospital in uyo, akwa ibom state, has been shut down, simply two years after it turned into constructed and commissioned by way of the management of former governor godswill akpabio.
when former akwa ibom commissioned the ibom expert sanatorium in uyo, akwa ibom state, years in the past, it became believed that eventually nigeria can boast of a ‘international class’ health facility.
akpabio had boasted that the medical institution, which he described as ‘international magnificence’, changed into better ready and higher in status than university teaching hospitals in nigeria, and that it become going to sell clinical tourism inside the united states.
however, years after, the multi-million greenback sanatorium turned into close down in september after its non-public managers terminated their settlement with the nation government and withdrew from the ability.
the commissioner for fitness in the country, dominic ukpong, showed on wednesday that the health facility has been closed down.
ukpong, a scientific physician, admitted that there has been a confrontation among the nation authorities and cardiocare ltd over the investment of the ibom expert health center. however he also accused cardiocare of bad control of the facility.
“the administration of the medical institution, for my part, has no longer been nice,” ukpong stated.
“their excuses were that government didn’t meet its personal part of the responsibility. however i am a witness to the large sum of money the government has given to the provider company to run the sanatorium. and we haven’t had tons to reveal for it,” the health commissioner said.
he stated money turned into launched at various instances for the running of the clinic, except the $5 million start-off fund the state government gave to cardiocare ltd.
the sanatorium could not get its electric powered strength from the electricity corporation because it become no longer linked to the national grid.