The parliamentary candidate for the National Democratic Congress at the Salaga South Constituency in the Savannah Region, Hajia Zuwera Ibrahimah, has fully refurbished a dilapidated facility at the Salaga Government Hospital to serve as an Isolation Center for the novel Coronavirus.
This is in response to concerns raised by residents over lack of an isolation centre in the constituency in the wake of the outbreak of the Coronavirus.
The revamping of the dilapidated structure was fully funded by the only female parliamentary aspirant in the Savannah Region.
At a short ceremony graced by an assignee of the Kpembiwura, the NDC constituency vice chairman, Alhaji Awudu Abaa handed over the keys of the facility to the board chairman of the hospital.
He said the gesture by the parliamentary candidate was borne out of the heart and intended to augment effort by stakeholders to contain the spread of the virus.
He disclosed it was the hope of their candidate that the renovated facility would go a long way to address the hitherto challenges of insecurity associated with the proximity of the isolation center to the main hospital.
According to him, the compassionate and committed female aspirant continuo to stand with her people in this trying times, and would contribute her best quota to curb the spread of the virus in the constituency.
The Board Chairman of the hospital, Chinkpawura Alhaji Tanko Haruna commended Hajia Zuwera for the kind gesture, adding that, it was a timely intervention.
He said the hospital and the municipality alike remain grateful to the parliamentary candidate for responding to the plea and coming to their aid. On behalf of the staff, the Medical Superintendent of the hospital, Doctor Prosper Nuri expressed gratitude to Hajia Ibrahimah and the entire NDC fraternity in the constituency for the well-timed intervention.
He made a solemn promise that they were going to put the facility into good use.
Also present was: the Clinical Coordinator at the Salaga Government, Mr. Abdul Karim Nindow; COVID-19 Coordinator of the hospital, Mr. Sanni Abdul Jaleel; Pharmacist at the hospital, Mr.Atanga Frank; Executives of the NDC, Estate Manager at the hospital, traditional leaders inter alia.