APC tackles Edo over Central Hospital’s planned demolition, says plot evil - Punch Newspapers
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27 October 2021The Edo State Government and the All Progressives Congress are currently at loggerhead over an alleged plan to demolish the Central Hospital on Sapele Road in Benin.The APC’s Assistant State Publicity Secretary, Victor Osehobo, in a statement on Tuesday titled ‘Demolition of Central Hospital for whatever reason is unacceptable,’ the opposition party accused the Governor Godwin Obaseki of planning to convert the facility to a motor park.
The statement read in part, “The attention of the All Progressives Congress in Edo state has been drawn to the planned demolition on November 1, 2021, of the Central Hospital, Benin City by the Peoples Democratic Party government led by Governor Godwin Obaseki.
“The plot is to convert this over 100-year-old legacy asset of all Edo people into a motor park. Whereas the government thinks it has this evil plot under wraps, the disgusting plan is already in the court of public opinion.“The APC sees no wisdom in this move and is therefore urging the government to immediately put a stop to it. headtopics.com
“The reason advanced by the government for the proposed demolition of the hospital, which is to make way for an ultra-modern motor park to decongest the city centre and ultimately generate additional revenue for the state it has mismanaged its resources, is not only weird and evil but also unacceptable.
The state government however said it was relocating, and not demolishing the hospital. Read more: The Punch Newspapers »
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