RSG Will Establish A State-Of-The-Art Teaching Hospital For RSUST – Governor Wike

RSG Will Establish A State-Of-The-Art Teaching Hospital For RSUST – Governor Wike

Paul Obiajunwo, Port Harcourt

Rivers  State  Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike  has  stated  that  his  administration  will  establish  a state-of-the-art Teaching  Hospital  to support the College of Medical  Sciences set up for the Rivers State University of Science and Technology, RSUST.

Addressing  journalists at  the  Old Site of the University of Port Harcourt Teaching on Thursday,  Governor Wike said that the  College of Medical Sciences of the Rivers State University of Science and Technology will produce  well trained  doctors.

He said  that  the  RSUST  will start at the Braithwaite Memorial Hospital before moving to  its permanent  site at the Old University of Port Harcourt  Teaching Hospital which will serve as its  permanent  site.

He said: “The College of Medical Sciences and the  Rivers State University of Science and Technology Teaching Hospital  will be  developed  to  train world class doctors  and  medical  personnel.

“I am here to inspect  the  facilities  of  the proposed permanent  site for the RSUST  Teaching  Hospital.  I am happy with what I have seen”.

The  governor  noted that his administration  will  continue  to  take steps to improve access to  quality healthcare in the state.

He was accompanied  on the inspection  visit by the chairman  of  the  Governing Council of the RSUST,  Justice Iche Ndu (rtd), Rivers State Commissioner  for Health,  Dr Theophilus Odagme and the Chief Medical  Director of the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, Prof Aaron  Ojule.