Tinubu welcomes planned Africa medical centre of excellence


President Bola Tinubu on Wednesday welcomed the partnership between the African Export-Import Bank and King’s College Hospital, London, to establish a first-rate healthcare facility in Abuja, called Africa Medical Centre of Excellence, scheduled for completion in 2025.

He also said his administration is committed to providing excellent healthcare facilities for all Nigerians and will continue to prioritise domestic and foreign direct investments in the sector.

Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale, disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday titled ‘President Tinubu to Afreximbank: we are determined to succeed in healthcare.’

“’We welcome this significant step towards investing in Nigeria’s healthcare sector,” said Tinubu at a meeting with the President and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Afreximbank, Prof Benedict Oramah, accompanied by a delegation from King’s College Hospital, London.

The President said, “This facility is a great commitment to humanity. We are open and ready to assist this project in every way possible. Africa is in need, and Nigeria is committed to the needs of its people.

“Putting people’s welfare first is putting healthcare first. The training and development of our people are our priorities, and we thank KCH, known for its global reputation, for partnering with us.

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