Permanent Secretary of the State House, Umar Tijjani, told members of the Senate Committee on the Federal and Intergovernmental Character while presenting the 2022 budget proposal for consideration.
He said Julius Berger Nigeria, JBN, will build the VIP clinic and physical construction will start on November 1, 2021 and commissioning will take place on December 31, 2022.
Perm Sec explained that the presidential clinic will contain 14-bed facilities with a total area of 2,700 square meters, adding that there will be a basement, on the first floor, two operating theaters, two Executive Suit, two VIP, two Isolation and a six-bed isolation zone in the building.
He said there will be a laboratory, a healing garden, a pharmacy and an x-ray facility in the clinic.
He said: “The project was conceived in 2012 by the previous administration and the dossier has been produced. It has been estimated that around 21.9 billion naira and the facility contains a space of 14 beds with a total area of 2700 square meters, there will be the basement and the first floor.
“Most of the preliminary work is done and we went to the Public Procurement Office to get a certificate of no objection. “
He told the Committee that JBN was chosen as a contractor because they had built the State House and maintained it since 1990 and that JBN had done a great job, adding that JBN had been considered for safety reasons.
He said the clinic will also be open to other heads of African countries for medical treatment.
Short Link: https://wp.me/pcj2iU-3DyX
- Nigeria, Chad to partner on power interconnection –Minister
- IMF Management Completes First Review of the Staff-Monitored Program with Guinea Bissau
- A child was infected with HIV every two minutes in 2020 – UNICEF
- EndSARS: Sanwo-Olu invites youths for Peace Walk
- 257 projects amounting to over N20b duplicated in 2021 budget- ICPC boss
- No nation can develop without respect for rule of law —- AfDB president
- MTN offers 575m shares at N169 per share
- Police rescue 3 kidnapped persons, recover 3 AK-47 rifles in Zamfara
- ISWAP terrorists flee as Super Tucanos ‘hover’ around Buni Yadi
- Gov. Fintiri dissolves management board of Adamawa United FC
- Three students killed in US high school shooting
- WHO advice for international traffic in relation to the SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variant (B.1.1.529)
- Basic Education Committee comfortable that DBE ready for 2022 academic year
- FirstBank, others partner to reposition non-oil export for economic growth
- Nigeria Machine Tools partners firm to manufacture valves