Ebonyi State Procures Medical Supplies To Boost Healthcare Services

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The Governor of Ebonyi State, Right Honourable Francis Ogbonna Nwifuru has continued to match words with concrete actions by constantly prioritising the people’s needs.

The latest in its series is the handing over of the first consignment of the medical supplies basically consumables and equipment procured by his administration to the State Ministry of Health for onward distribution to all general hospitals in the State.

The first batch worth billions of Naira which comprises 141 medical items of various quantities, was delivered in 5 trucks to the State Commissioner for Health, Dr Moses Ekuma among other critical stakeholders.

This was made known by the Special Assistant to the Governor (New Media)
Leo Ekene Oketa via his Facebook page.

The post reads thus:

“The first batch consignment of medical consumables and equipment procured by Ebonyi State Government for all general hospitals in the state, has been received by the state Ministry of Health.

“The first batch consignment which comprises 141 medical items of various quantities, was received yesterday in 5 trucks, by the Honourable Commissioner for Health, Ebonyi State and the Executive Secretary of Ebonyi State Drug and Medical Commodities Management Agency”.

“You will recall that in his 2024 Budget Estimate, His Excellency, Rt. Hon. Francis Ogbonna Nwifuru, Governor of Ebonyi State, highlighted ‘Health’, Education, Human Capital Development and Rural Infrastructure Development as four key areas in the Budget”.

“He has since assumption of office, employed 195 medical personnel for all the general hospitals in the State, increased allowances for the medical doctors by N150,000 each, provided brand new SUVs for each of them, procured ambulances for all the hospitals and announced his approval for procurement of medical equipments for the general hospitals”.

“Yesterday, the first batch of the medical consumables and equipment arrived. This is another pragmatic example by Governor Nwifuru’s administration in ensuring that our general hospitals are equipped for excellent healthcare delivery”.

“The consumables and equipment are in the custody of the Ebonyi State Drug and Medical Commodities Management Agency”.