Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has declared that his administration will support the construction of a 500-bed University Hospital the Adoration Ministry Enugu Nigeria.
The proposal for the project was championed by a British firm, HP Kapital Limited, which seeks to partner with the church to construct, among others, three factories, a waste management plant and other facilities within the ministry’s vicinity.
Gov. Ugwuanyi made this known during a visit by a delegation led by the Spiritual Director of AMEN, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka and the Group Chairman of HP Kapital Limited, Nandishwar Kaushal, at the Government House, Enugu.
This was confirmed in a statement titled ‘Gov. Ugwuanyi supports Fr. Mbaka, a foreign firm to establish University Hospital, others at Adoration Centre.’
The delegation visited Gov. Ugwuanyi to formally inform him of their remodelling plan for the Adoration Centre to serve as a multifunctional facility to include a University Hospital of standard with specialized medical services such as a helipad and air ambulance, a five-star hotel, recreation facility and convention centre, among others.
Ugwuanyi said the state government will do all that is required, considering its limited resources, to assist and ensure that the laudable project succeeds.
Requesting land for the project, the delegation also informed the governor of their plan to build an energy plant to manage waste and convert it to wealth. They equally said they will build three factories that would employ 600 people locally, who will be trained by 40 engineers to be trained abroad, among other inherent benefits to the state and the local community.
“I want to assure and reassure you that the Enugu State Government will do all that is required, giving our limited resources, to assist you”, he said.
Fr. Mbaka thanked Gov. Ugwuanyi for his fatherly support, pointing out that it would be a thing of joy for “the generation to come will know that this project came to be in Gburugburu’s (Gov. Ugwuany’s) time”.
He added, “The HP Kapital Limited is not just coming as a mono entrepreneurial team; we are partnering with them. It is a holistic partnership between them and Adoration Ministry. All you have suggested are in tandem with our vision and mission. More so when you talked about the charitable dimension and how this will be beneficial to the inherent resident community; it is part and parcel of our dream”.
Fr. Mbaka prayed for the timely commencement and successful completion of the project and assured Gov. Ugwuanyi of their collective commitment and determination to ensure that he inaugurates some of the projects before the end of his administration.