Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has assured that the Mother and Child Hospital which is at its final stage of completion will be commissioned and ready for service to Abians soon.
Speaking after inspecting the facility located opposite Central Police Station, Bende Road Umuahia, Governor Ikpeazu expressed satisfaction at the progress of work done so far.
The Governor said he was pleased with the design of the hospital and announced that equipment will soon arrive at the facility.
According to him, the State has already taken delivery of two full containers of medical equipment for the hospital which came as a donation from Dr Jackson in Denver Colorado, USA as an offshoot of the collaboration between the State Government and Abians in the diaspora.
The Governor said that the State Government was also procuring more medical equipment for the hospital.
The Governor said that Government was committed to providing State of the Art facilities at the hospital including Laboratory facilities, Radiography, Pharmacy and functional Theatre facilities and indeed all that is required to take care of specialist issues concerning children and mothers.
The Governor was accompanied on the inspection by his Wife, Mrs Nkechi Ikpeazu, the Secretary to Government, Barrister Chris Ezem and the Honourable Commissioner for Health, Dr Joe Osuji.