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Okorocha: I spent N30b Building Hospitals In Imo State

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Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, on Monday, said the 30 general hospitals his administration built in the eight years of his administration cost N30 billion.

Governor Okorocha spoke at the Government House in Owerri, the state capital a day after the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) announced that it is investigating the outgoing governor.

The statement was made while leasing out some of the hospitals to churches and organisations under a Public Private Partnership arrangement.

He said the state government spent about N1bn on each of the 30 general hospitals.

Okorocha said the idea was to make the state the health tourist destination in the country.

The governor, who urged the incoming administration to sustain the project, said he was “finishing strong.”

Okorocha said, “While I congratulate you on the new general hospitals, I want to urge you to manage them well.

“I believe in Public Private Partnership arrangements because nothing has ever worked in the hands of government.”


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