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Incessant Accident: FG To Build Pedestrian Bridge At AKTH Entrance Gate



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Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, has promised to build a pedestrian bridge at the entrance gate of Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital.

The Minister who was represented by Eng. Yahaya Baba Ali, Zonal Controller Works, Federal Ministry of Works and Housing made this known while commissioning the 1.106km renovated internal roads of the hospital.

In a statement by Salihu Shehu Umar
Information Officer II of the Hospital, the Minister said there is need for the pedestrian bridge for patients, patient relations and safety of the general public.

He further revealed that the bridge will curtail the incessant accidents on people coming in and out of the hospital.

While commissioning the roads, he expressed satisfaction on the quality of the project, hoping that the road will boost health care and improve service delivery.

On his part, AKTH Chief Medical Director, Professor Abdurrahman Abba Sheshe commended the Minister for his commitment to the health sector, stating that for many years, due to the bad road network, there was problem with movement of patients from one place to another in the hospital which further worsen their health conditions.

He further expressed joy that after more than two decades, the hospital internal roads are fully rehabilitated.

Prof. Sheshe added that for any institution, road infrastructure is considered to be one of its most valuable asset, as good road network promotes patient’s care.

Speaking earlier, the Chairman Board of Management Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Hon. Emma Eneukwu, represented by Dr. Dahiru Muhd Shehu, thanked the various philanthropists and assured them the hospital will continue to give enabling environment for them to continue their philanthropic activities.

He also urged the Management and Staff of the Hospital to make good use of the road and keep it well maintained.

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