KGSG soon to commission first Psychiatric Center in state’s history.
The Kogi State Government would soon commission a first of it’s kind Psychiatric Center within Lokoja Metropolis (under the Administration of the KGSSHL)
The state government have also assured citizens that operations at the Kogi State Specialist Hospital Lokoja would commence within 3 – 4 weeks of its temporary suspension of service
This was contained in a press statement signed on Saturday by the state Commissioner for Health, Dr. Haruna Saka
He added that the current event was to allow for the ongoing remodelling, renovation and reconstruction of the Hospital to reach completion in record time.
He noted that the hallmark of the exercise which began since last year was to, in line with the dreams of Governor Bello to give Kogites a Specialist Hospital befitting of its name, instead of what it used to be.
He noted that “There will be construction of a new office complex accompanied with total remodelling and renovation of old existing structures.
The Health commissioner asserted that the state government wanted the work completed as quick as possible pleading with the people to exercise patience and endure a little inconvenience.
He mentioned that the closure within the period of about 3 -4 weeks was for a greater eventual benefit asserting that “It was only natural that in life we sometimes suffer a little pain in other to enjoy an excess of pleasure and comfort”.
Dr. Saka expressed that people should find solace in the fact that on resumption of service, Kogi State Specialist Hospital Lokoja would be a better and greatly upgraded version of its old self which would accomodate more and improved health care services to the satisfaction of all.
He mentioned that the Federal Medical Center Lokoja and other peripheral Hospitals would double their efforts to cater for patients and ensure nobody was denied access to health services throughout the period.
The State Commissioner used the medium to appreciate the efforts of Governor Yahaya Bello to take Kogi State Health sector to enviable heights by approving landmark projects and implementing policies that have and would continue to have great impacts on the life of all Kogites.
He stressed that the Governor’s commitment to health was unrivaled in the Country and he deserved the best of accolades.