The Permanent Secretary in the State House, Tijjani Umar, who led the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha and other top government officials to take a tour of the facilities in the Centre today, March 22, confirmed that all is set for the commissioning.
According to him, the world class facility will be commissioned by the President to add to the growing number of completed and commissioned legacy projects of this Administration.
He said that the calibration, testing of equipment and training of medical personnel are ongoing, and that the presidency is determined to ensure that the Centre remains fully operational and well maintained after inauguration.
This was even as the SGF, Mustapha described the newly built VIP wing as ‘money well spent,’ expressing satisfaction that the project was completed within a year as envisaged.
The ground-breaking ceremony at the VIP wing was performed by the Chief of Staff to the President, Professor Ibrahim Gambari, on November 1, 2021 and work commenced in earnest by Julius Berger Nigeria (JBN).
The VIP Wing, which is a specialized/Intensive Care Centre, is dedicated for the exclusive use of the President, Vice President and other VIPs.