Alhaji Aliko Dangote GCON, Nigerian business magnate and philanthropist who is the founder and chairman of Dangote Group, the largest industrial conglomerate in Africa. Noted on Tuesday that he would construct a 1,000-bed hospital in Kano to improve health care delivery in the state, according to report by channelsTv.
Ahaji Dangote announced this while laying the foundation of Mariya Sanusi Dantata Ultra-Modern Theatre and diagnostic complex at Murtala Muhammed Hospital in Kano metropolis.
He said the project would make health care delivery easier and accessible to the people of the state.
In his remark, Governor Rabiu Kwankwaso commended Mr. Dangote for initiating the project, which he said, would facilitate surgical operation in the hospital.
Mr. Kwankwaso said that the state government rehabilitated and equipped health training institutions to enable them to produce qualified health workers.
Similarly, the state Commissioner for Health, Labaran Yusuf, commended the governor and the president of Dangote foundation for transforming the health sector in the state.
“It is not just about creating a modern medical facility in this great city of ours. It is about our commitment to systematically improving the health and well-being which is one of our areas of focus. We believe that every Nigerian has a right to quality healthcare. We also believe that it is our collective duty to rally our resources to improve health infrastructure, support the development of health care professionals and improve preventive health measures in Nigeria,” he said