Lawmakers and indigenous people move to rebuild Abia's dying medical center

Lawmakers and indigenous people move to rebuild Abia's dying medical center

The Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, Amobi Ogah, has pledged to contribute to the rehabilitation of the Otamukpa Primary Health Care Center in Isi-Ukwuato LGA of Abia State from its current comatose state.

Oga, who made this promise at a fundraising event held by the people of Otamukpa for the primary health care center during the second Otamukpa Cultural Festival, lamented the dilapidated condition of the medical facility.

He made it clear that quality healthcare is a basic human right for all voters.

He also reiterated his determination to ensure that all people have access to necessary health services of adequate quality and at affordable prices.

The lawmaker further pointed out that financial mismanagement is an impediment to development in any society. He lamented that the previous administration in Abia allegedly left public facilities in neglect.

Mr. Ogah also accused some communities of neglecting their basic responsibility to protect public facilities on their land, and wondered why public properties were left vacant.

Mr. Richard Harrison, a former Chief Secretary of Abia State and an indigene of Otamukpa, said the fundraiser was organized during the cultural festival to rehabilitate and equip the dying hospital, adding that the revival of the medical facility would improve health services. He explained that it would make things even closer. To the people.


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