NNPC commences construction of N21bn Infectious Disease Hospital in Katsina

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The Group Managing Director (GMD), Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mallam Mele Kyari, on Saturday laid the foundation for the construction of a 200-bed Emergency and Infectious Disease Hospital in Kaita, Katsina State.

Tribune Online reports that the hospital, being built at the cost of N21billion, would provide services to patients in the North-West zone.

It is one of the 12 hospitals being constructed by the NNPC across the six geopolitical zones of the country.

Kyari explained that the project, being executed by the NNPC, Total and other oil and gas companies operating in the country, would be completed in 18 months.

The GMD explained that the N21 billion to…



Source: Nigerian Tribune