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Okorocha hands over general hospitals to security agencies, churches

The Imo State Government, on Monday gave over state-possessed general emergency clinics to some security offices, the Anglican and The Lord’s Chosen houses of worship to be worked under the Public Private Partnership (PPP) activity of the state government.

The occasion occurred at the IMO Government House, Owerri with the marking of the Memoranda of Understanding with the recipients.

Talking at the occasion, Gov. Rochas Okorocha said the activity was a piece of the endeavors to extend the extent of government.

Okorocha said that history had demonstrated that the private part was preferred prepared to run foundations over the administration.

He asked the recipients to regard the terms of the MOU and hand the offices back to the legislature at the termination of the rent time frame.

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The representative said that the clinics had not been sold to them.

He coordinated that the recipients of the offices should pay N100,000 consistently to the state government, while the government would be qualified for a 10 percent stake.

News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that three emergency clinics were rented to the Anglican Church for a time of five years, with an 18-month ban, while the Claretian and Lord’s Chosen Universities verified 99-year leases, likewise with an 18-month ban each.

NAN reports that profiting security offices incorporated the Nigerian Army (Owerri West General Hospital), Nigerian Navy (Ngor Okpala Hospital), Nigerian Airforce (Owerri North General Hospital) and Police (Ideator South General Hospital).