- One of the completed projects of the Governor dave Umahi-led government was commissioned by President Buhari on Thursday, May 5
- The project is the King David University of Medical Sciences in the Ụbụrụ in Ohaozara local government area
- According to Governor Umahi, the school houses a state-of-the-art hospital equipped with modern technology
Ebonyi - As part of his mission in a two-day working visit to Ebonyi, President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, May 5, commissioned the newly completed King David University of Medical Sciences in the Ụbụrụ in Ohaozara local government area of the sate.
President Buhari, according to The Nation, described the university as a wonderful and excellent project.
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The complex houses a teaching hospital, the administrative block of the university, hostels, staff residential areas, and University Secondary School blocks.
On his part, Governor Umahi disclosed that the university's hospital is equipped with some of the most modern technology in medicine.
He added that the school has the capacity to produce dialyzers, one of the most important components in dialysis.
He revealed that the institution was built through direct labour to save cost and appreciated the financial support of Buhari, in constructing this and other projects in the state.
Daily Nigerian has it that the president will conclude his visit to the state on Friday, May 6, after a meeting with southeast leaders.
Just in: Unknown gunmen order residents to observe sit-at-home over Buhari’s visit to Ebonyi
Residents in southeast Nigeria had been ordered by a gang of gunmen to observe sit-at-home ahead of President Buhari's planned visit to Ebonyi state on Thursday, May 5.
A military source revealed that the gunmen have taken over some towns in Abia, Imo, and Anambra, threatening to deal with anyone caught disobeying the order.
The source said:
“Gunmen were seen shooting in some streets of Aba in Abia and in Imo and Anambra announcing to residents that there will be sit-at-home on Thursday and Friday when President Buhari is to visit Ebonyi state, and that they must observe it throughout the southeast."