Members of the House of Representatives Committee on Health Institutions have commended Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State for his administration’s developmental strides in the state.
The federal lawmakers made the commendation when they paid a courtesy call on Gov. Ugwuanyi at the Government House, Enugu.
The committee, which was led by its Deputy Chairman, Rt. Hon. Martin Oke, was in Enugu on an oversight visit to federal health institutions in the state.
Speaking on behalf of the committee, the member representing Oshodi/Isolo Federal Constituency of Lagos State, Hon. Dr. Bashiru Dawudu, applauded the governor for reconstructing and remodeling the historic and undulating Milliken Hill road, Enugu, and other landmark projects, including the ongoing massive construction works at the state’s Infectious Disease Hospital, Enugu, formerly known as Colliery Hospital Enugu.
“This is wonderful, we are very proud of you,” the lawmaker told the governor.
Hon. Dawudu also lauded Gov. Ugwuanyi for the various interventions undertaken by his administration towards upgrading and rehabilitating health facilities in the state, pointing out that the state government’s intervention in its teaching hospital was “amazing”.
He appreciated the governor for spearheading a “peaceful and well organized state”, stressing that “this is a place that should be emulated in terms of planning and organization”.
Hon. Dawudu added that “this is a testimony of good governance, and we are proud of your performance”.
The lawmaker who described Ugwuanyi as “one of the best governors in Nigeria”, assured him of their continued prayers and support.
While acknowledging the synergy between the Enugu State government and the Federal Government, Hon. Dawudu called for more collaboration especially in the health sector, disclosing that “there are a lot federal interventions that will come to this state”.
In his remark, Gov. Ugwuanyi, who welcomed the honourable members to the state, appreciated the purpose of their visit and assured them of his administration’s commitment to peace, good governance and the wellbeing of the people.