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The Cross River State Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with a consortium for the construction of an ultra-modern Calabar Specialist Hospital, under public-private partnership.
Governor Liyel Imoke and the state Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Attah Ochinke, signed on behalf of the state, while Mr. John Adesioye of Utopian Consulting International and Mr. Bayo Oyewole of International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank Group, signed on behalf of the consortium.
A statement by the Information Officer, Office of the Special Assistant to the Governor on Media, Mr. Nakanda Iyadim, on Tuesday, quoted Imoke as explaining that the decision to embark on the project was borne out of the government’s commitment and passion for high quality health care delivery system.
Imoke said, “The proposed hospital will have the capacity for best services and capacity of international standards to boost the state’s health care delivery program.”
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