Monday, 7 September 2020

Governor Ayade commissions Health facilities, classroom blocks, solar powered boreholes in Obudu

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has commissioned two healthcare centres in Bebuabong and Bebuawhan communities with solar powered boreholes and a four classroom block in Betukwel Kingdom.

The Governor, who was represented at the event by Dr Inyang Asibong, Commissioner for International Development Cooperation, said the projects were executed to improve the health standard of the people and also create a conducive environment for teaching and learning.

The Healthcare Centres, boreholes and classroom blocks which were constructed under the state micro projects, were implemented by the communities themselves but funded through the Cross River State Community and Social Development Agency, a World Bank Assisted partnership programme with the Cross River State Government.

Mr Toni Ikpeme, the Board Chairman of Cross River State Community and Social Development Agency, said that the communities have demonstrated total commitment in developmental drive of Governor Ayade.

The Acting General Manager of Cross River State Community and Social Development Agency, Mr Fidel Udie, lauded the effort of the communities for the timely completion of the projects.

Also speaking, Dr Janet Ekpenyong, Director General of Cross River State Primary Healthcare Development Agency, said that the Governor Ayade led-administration was committed in improving access to quality healthcare delivery across the state.

The Chairman of Obudu local government area, Mr Boniface Eraye, thanked the governor for bringing healthcare closer to the people.