|Dangote Expends N200m To Rehabilitate Sections Of Kano Specialist Hospital|
complement its N7 billion Surgical and Diagnostic Centre (SDC)
currently under construction, the Dangote Foundation has concluded the
renovations of some sections of the Murtala Muhammed Specialists’
Hospital, Kano which gulped over N200 million.|
The 900 bed
capacity hospital, reputed for highest number of in-patients in
sub-Saharan Africa has been lacking facilities that may detract from the
new SDC being built by the Foundation, hence the decision to carry out
the construction and renovation of the auxiliary facilities.
|The Foundation handed over to the hospital management a renovated maternity ward, two ultra-modern maternity laboratories, upgraded water supply system Eclampsia ward, theatre and improved sanitary environment befitting of a specialist hospital.|
President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote who was represented by his daughter, Hajiya Fatima Dangote, explained that the provision of the health care facilities was in line with the focus of the Foundation to contribute to improved health care service delivery in Nigeria as well as nutrition on the African continent.
He stated that his Foundation has mandate to intervene in the critical areas such as health, education and human development which was why the Foundation has also embarked on some poverty alleviation programmes targeted at women at the grassroots.
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