The Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari has on Monday inaugurated the construction of the State House Clinic Presidential Wing.
He explained that the construction firm, Messrs Julius Berger Nigeria, will construct the VIP clinic adding that the physical construction would commence on November 1, 2021 and would be inaugurated on December 31, 2022.
He further explained that the Presidential Clinic would contain 14-bed facilities with a total area of 2,700 square metres, an underground, first floor, two operating theatres, two executive suites, two VIP wards, two Isolation wards, a six-bed isolation area in the building, a laboratory, healing garden, pharmacy, and X-ray facility in the clinic.
The ceremony was attended by Ganbari Tijjani, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina; a delegation from the Julius Berger Nigeria, State House medical practitioners amongst others.
This development is coming days after the Permanent Secretary, State House, Umar Tijjani announced that President Muhammadu Buhari approved the construction and equipping of a 14-bed space Presidential Clinic at a cost of N21bn.