Bauchi government , UK firm signs MoU to construct ultra modern teaching hospital, 7500 beds students hostel
From Nasir Baban Yan Biyu BAUCHI
Bauchi State Government has reached an agreement with a UK based consortium HP Capital for the construction of an ultra modern hospital in the state.
The parties have signed a memoranda of understanding MoU to build 7500 students accommodation modern university state-owned teaching hospital to improve healthcare and education in the state.
Bauchi state Governor Bala Mohammed, while signing the MoU at the state Banquet Hall Government House, last Thursday noted that the establishment of the hospital will create job opportunities .
He said that “Today I’m highly fulfilled as the leader of Bauchi, I and my cabinet council have been working hard to making sure we provide lasting solutions to the challenges in the healthcare and education sectors .
The governor, said “despite hicupp of challenges, but I must congratulated the HP management for having faith in Bauchi and Nigeria because of the huge capital outlet that they’re bringing into the State to develop our healthcare and education sectors”.
He disclosed that the project will gulp over one billion US dollars as the take off stage, with creation of 240 million dollars employment opportunities .
Muhammad said “We are opening up Bauchi to the global world and to make sure that at leas we provide opportunities not for our citizens within the State but everywhere in the country”,.
Earlier, in his speech, the MD HP Capital consultant, Mr Vandishwar Kausal said that they have chosen Bauch having considered the strides made by Governor Bala Mohammed.
According to him, HP Capital will build 25 teaching hospital that will be affiliated to UK University, “Meaning that the degree awarded will be the same with those that are issued by UK Universities in terms of standards.
Kausal, said “We’re going to build 2500 staff accommodation of international standards like wise students accommodation of 7500 units and convention centre of 20,000 to 30,000 seater which would have full facilities”.