The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has vowed to not journey overseas for medical check-up.
In keeping with him, his administration has constructed all the things he wants for medical examination within the Authorities Home Clinic.
Wike acknowledged this when a delegation of the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria paid him a courtesy go to on the Authorities Home, Port Harcourt on Wednesday.
His remark comes at a time when President Muhammadu Buhari has flown to the UK for medical check-up.
The governor, in a press release signed by his Particular Assistant on Media, Kelvin Ebiri was quoted as saying, “The well being care system in Nigeria requires very severe consideration. It’s unlucky the place we’re. I don’t need to touch upon people who find themselves touring for medical check-up. I’ve not travelled for the previous two years.
“If we have now all these items right here why do we have now to journey. We now have all it takes to offer it. Why will I am going out to do my verify (abroad) when I’ve all of the amenities in Authorities Home?
“I don’t want it. All the pieces that’s required for me to bear any take a look at is right here. The assets we have now. Why can’t we offer it for our individuals?”
Wike mocks Buhari, vows to not journey overseas for medical checkup