By Mazi Odera

Gov. Peter Obi says that one of the legacies we would live in Anambra State is the need for continued improvement in infrastructure in the State to serve the people of trhe State better. He was speaking at the presentation of three heavy duty waste disposal vehicles to the Anambra State Waste Management Agency (ASWAMA). Governor Obi presented the vehicles at the Government House, Awka. The vehicles include one Pay-loader, Bull-dozer and a Mac-truck.

Governor Obi, who said the procurement was in line with the policy of his administration to give every sector adequate attention, explained that effective sanitation was critical in promoting clean and healthy environment. He added that the vehicles would facilitate efficient solid Waste Management.

In another development, the Gov. paid an unscheduled visit to Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital, Awka. After condoling the patient, including a National Youth Corps member serving Community Secondary School, Urum, Mr. Sunday Abegunde who was attacked by armed robbers, he was conducted round the facilities of the hospital by the management.

Gov. Obi who was satisfied with what he saw, said that the State Government had already commenced the process of providing more facilities and equipment to care for the large number of patient seeking healthcare services daily in the hospital.

He expressed satisfaction that repositioning of the institution provided people easy access to quality and efficient medicare, while the transformation of the Health Sector has continue to improve all health indicators.

The Commissioner for health, Dr. Lawrence Ikeakor said the visit allowed the Governor opportunity to inspect facilities in the institution.