Peter Obi Donates N10 Million to Grimard College of Nursing Sciences, Kogi

In his undying commitment to advancing health and education in Nigeria, Labour Party Presidential Candidate Peter Obi has donated N10 million to Grimard College of Nursing Sciences, Anyigba, Kogi State.

During his visit to the institution, as shared on X, Obi noted that there is a need to massively invest in the health and training of practitioners in a bid to curb the shortage of nurses in the country.

“In my continued commitment to building a better nation through investing in the critical areas of human and national development; health and education, yesterday, I visited the Grimard College of Nursing Sciences, Anyigba, Kogi State, where I gave them my support of N10 million.

Photo Credit: X/Peter Obi

“Grimard College of Nursing Sciences, Kogi State has continued to play a very critical role in the primary healthcare sector of the nation through its training and nurturing of healthcare professionals who make a difference in society.

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“I have not only remained consistent in urging governments, at all levels, to invest more in health and education, but I have also continued to call on donor agencies to do the same.

“Our investment in the future of our children is for the good of society and the progress of our nation. I am particularly concerned about the training of nurses because they are at the centre of our primary healthcare delivery.

“As experts continue to warn of a looming severe shortage of nurses, we must remain proactive by investing in their training, through that, we can have enough for our domestic health sector, and export more to the global community.

Photo Credit: X/Peter Obi

“I thank the Proprietor, the Management, and the Staff of the College for their commitment to training compassionate and competent healthcare professionals. I encourage the nursing students to remain focused and committed to their education.

“Our commitment remains to build a New Nigeria which offers Nigerians access to good healthcare and educational opportunities. It is POssible,” Peter Obi said.

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