PRESIDENT BUHARI HAS NOT VISITED STATE HOUSE CLINIC FOR OVER 4 YEARS

President Hasn’t Visited Facility In Over 4 Years – Sources • Presidency Aides Fail To React By Igho Akeregha In the build up to his election in 2015, President Muhammadu Buhari had, on his campaign trail, listed the abolition of medical tourism as one of his cardinal objectives in government. Not a few Nigerians relished the possible ripple effect such action would have on the health sector and by extension, the economy. But since assuming office, President Buhari has done everything but keep to his pledge, what with his penchant…

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UNBELIEVABLE: SEE HOW MUCH STATE HOUSE CLINIC RECEIVED SINCE BUHARI TOOK OVER

The Permanent Secretary of the State House, Mr Jalal Arabi, has faulted media reports that the State House Medical Centre had from 2015 to 2017 received N11.01bn as appropriation. Arabi said: “Out of the total Capital Appropriation of N2,941,062,044.00 and Recurrent Appropriation of N465,935,358.00 for the period under reference, only the sum of N969,681,821.53 (representing 32.97%) for Capital and N225,575,200.60 (representing 48.41%) for Recurrent was actually released.” The permanent secretary, who noted that there was zero capital allocation for the centre in 2017, said out of the N331,730,211.00 recurrent appropriation…

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