Uke Community in Idemili North has handed over a multi-million ultramodern primary healthcare center (PHC) built by the Uke Community in United States of America,(Uke -USA) to the Anambra State Government.
The major sponsors of the project which took about 500, 000 US dollars included Engr. Okey Ilonzo(Nnabuenyi), Chief Joseph Ezeh(Udemba), Dr. Emmanuel Nwokedi(Akaekpuchife), Chief Noel Okosa. Others are Dr. Frank Chiedu Aroh (Ugochukwu), Chief Joseph Chiemelu (Nnanyelugo), Chief Eugene Obah (Ugochukwu). These seven persons gave their all to ensure the PHC vision became a reality when others backed out.
The Uke-USA medical team also embarked on a free medical outreach to both indigenes and residents of Uke Community in line with the call on Ndi Anambra think home philosophy.
Inaugurating the health center, the Director of Medical Services, Anambra State Ministry of Health, Dr. Ugochukwu Chukwulobelu who also represented Governor Willie Obiano and Commissioner for Health, Vincent Okpala commended the sponsors of project asking other communities to emulate them.
“Governor Willie Obiano has done well in the health sector. Anambra State has won several awards on healthcare delivery. This project shows that people recognize what Akpokuodike is doing.
“Already, the health center is a Government facility. I know that very soon government will employ Health workers and more people will be posted here.