The Health Minister Kweku Agyemang Manu has deputed claims that Nana Addo administration has forsaken uncompleted hospitals constructed by the previous government.
Speaking at the Minister’s Press Briefing today,the Nana Addo Danquah Akufo Addo is leaving no stone unturned to continue health project stated by erstwhile Mahama administration.
Hon.Kweku Manu opposing accusations by the National Democratic Congress said not negelated any project.
“Government after assuming office on the 7th of January 2017 has never abandoned any health facility that was started by the previous government. I have to reemphasize that the government has never abandoned any health facility that was started before we assumed office,” the Health Minister noted.
Backing his statement by with some evidence,the Health Minister mentioned health facilities that are still under construction and those completed. The Pankrong,Bisease,Gomoa,Wa Regional Hospital and the University of Ghana Medical Centre (UGMC) just to mention a few.
However,some of district and regional hospitals were commissioned by himself and President.
“I want to recount some of the projects that we came to meet that were not completed which we have taken time and resources to complete. I’ll start from the construction and equipping of 10 clinics in the Central Region…these were started in 2016. They were scheduled to be completed in 2018 and I’m glad to inform the nation that I myself has gone round to commission them…,” he said
President Akufo-Addo in his latest address announced plans to construct some 88 district hospitals across the country and 6 regional hospitals for the newly created regions.
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