ESUT Teaching Hospital/Medical College set for commissioning in March
February 13, 2006

The Governor of Enugu State Chimaroke Nnamani has said that the ESUT Medical School and Teaching Hospital will be ready for commissioning by the first week of March, 2006.

In addition the Ebe-ano Tunnel Crossing and the New Haven – Independence Layout bypass will also be commissioned within the same period.

Governor Nnamani who announced this during a pre-commissioning inspection tour of the projects noted with satisfaction the steady progress of work on all the projects being executed by his administration in the State.

The Governor, who was accompanied by some members of the State Executive Council, the Speaker and some members of the State House of Assembly and local Government Council Chairmen, inspected the Teaching Hospital and the College of Medicine as well as the Ebe-ano Tunnel Cross and the dualised Chime Avenue where some drainage channels and planting of trees and flowers were newly completed.

At the ESUT Teaching Hospital and College of Mediine, the Governor was conducted round the various departments and units there by the Provost of the College, Professor Nene Obianyo.

The State Chief Executive used the occasion to thank the contractor handling the jobs for the high quality work and what he described as aggressive drive to complete the road network round the college/teaching hospital before the rains set in.

At the Ebeano Tunnel Crossing, Governor Nnamani observed that all the major work at the site including the approach roads from the Artisan and Polo field ends as well as street lights had been completed, adding that the remaining finishing touches there would be made at a record time.

He told newsmen that work was on-going in all the projects being executed by his administration including the dualization of the Ozalla - Agbani road, the 9th Mile bypass, the dualization of Rangers Avenue, the Oduma Okpanku road, the ESUT permanent site, the international conference center, the Loma Linda Housing Estate, among others.

Briefing the governor earlier, the project site Engineer for the contractor handling the projects, Engr. Oliva Okoroegwu, explained that work was on-going on all the projects they were handling according to schedule.

The told the Governor that the little delay they had was due to the Christmas vacation by their staff adding that now they had resumed the tempo of work will be stopped up.

Engr. Okoroegwu reassured the Governor that they would meet the deadline for the completion of the projects and thanked him for the cooperation given to the company towards the timely execution of the projects.


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