President Buhari Approves N21 billion For 14-Bed Presidential Clinic | MarvelTvUpdates

President Buhari, has approved the construction and equipping of a 14-bed space Presidential Clinic at a cost of N21 billion ahead of the passage of the 2022 Appropriation Bill by the National Assembly.

The Permanent Secretary State House, Mr. Umar Tijjani disclosed this to members of the Senate Committee on Federal Character while presenting a N40 billion budget proposal for the statehouse.

The clinic will have a laboratory, healing garden, pharmacy, and x-ray facility, as well as an operating theatre, executive suite, and isolation areas. He further said most of the preliminary work has been concluded and a Certificate of No Objection has been sought from the Bureau of Public Procurement.

‘Most of the preliminary work has been concluded, Mr President has approved the project. We have gone to Bureau of Public Procurement to get Certificate of No Objection.’ he said

Tijjani told the committee that the construction giant, Julius Berger Nigeria (JBN) was chosen as the contractor, having built the State House and having been maintaining it since 1990.

He also said the clinic will be opened to other Africa countries for medical treatment and that the Presidential Clinic project was conceived in 2012 by the previous administration

However, a member of the Committee, Senator Nicolas Tofowomo, expressed his dissatisfaction with the failure of the Permanent Secretary of State House to show the committee a pictoral rendering of the planned hospital.

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