Apr 23, 2010
That sum of money to be expended translates into nearly 6 Million US Dollars.
You wonder how much money is needed in other climes to build a fully functional hospital.
“The centre, according to him, shall contain CT scan station, sonography station/colour doppler, MRI station, digital X-ray station, MRI system room, mammography station, pathology station, video conferencing auditorium, telemedicine and a VIP lounge.
You wonder do these people recognise these equipment – and that is not to question how laudable or needed they are – work, and only work on Electricity ?
Hello!!! And that bad supply of electricity will damage them ?
Is the state government driven by the need to do something in the supposed honour of the Greatest, of the Great Gani, so much it won’t think ?
Whatever happened to risk / cost benefit analysis ?
These all looks wrong already but you wish you are wrong. And you are prepared to give Mimiko and Alagbaka the benefit of the doubt.
But given, the profligacy, rather wanton ease with which mind-boggling sums are being approved, for this, and for that, you can only but question the integrity of the thought-process, that goes into decision-making at the highest places in Ondo state.
The art of governance, as evidenced everwhere else where there is a semblance of governance does not begin and stop with the approval of contracts.
At nearly N1B, the government of Mimiko could have introduced a radical plan to build a new and proper specialist hospital in the state rather than a mere diagnostic center. What stops that ?
What about helping to immediately reduce the rate and spate of accidents ?
- Introducing rescue services and ambulance services to the pre-existing hospitals? No ?
- Increasing the operational equipment and facilities in the existing hospitals?
If there was anythinig that defined Gani, in life and now in death, it was the genuineness of his heart, of his principles and of everything he stood for.
One Hopes Mimiko and his lot are sincere with their multi-million Naira show in Gani’s name.
You do not want to contemplate the reverse…