The members of Ilorin Emirate Descendants Progressive Union ( IEDPU ), have satisfied with the location and kudos the recent approval of the establishment of a Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital at Budo-Egba in the Asa Local Government Area of Kwara State by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Thiswas contained in a press statement nointly signed and made available to newsmen in Ilorin on Sunday by the National President of the association, Alhaji Otta Uthman and the National Publicity Secretary, Abubakar Imam.
The statement said “The people of Ilorin Emirate at home and abroad received the news with absolute excitement and exceptional gratitude to the federal government for finding the community worthy of hosting the health facility”.
It’s further said “The approval represented an answer to one of the perpetual and critical prayer points of the community, which its said, has been crying for significant federal presence to stimulate the socioeconomic development of our dear community”.
While congratulating the Governor of Kwara State, Mallam AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq and the Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji (Dr) Ibrahim Sulu-Gambar,CFR, on the development, the IEDPU thanked President Muhammadu Buhari for granting the wish of the people of Ilorin Emirate through the approval of the establishment of the health institution.
The statement also appreciated the efficacious legislative engineering capacities of the Senator Representing Kwara Central Senatorial District and Chairman of the Senate Committee on Health, Dr Ibrahim Yahaya Oloriegbe, and his colleagues from the State whose cooperation and collaboration eventuated in what described as “a monumental dividend of democracy”.
“We are impressed with this exciting development as we anticipate more significant contributions, most especially the long awaited Federal College of Education in any part of Ilorin Emirate, to complement the achievements of the ruling All Progressives Congress in this part of the country”, the statement added.
IEDPU assured both the federal and the state governments of the support and loyalty of the people of Ilorin Emirate towards the successes of the present administrations at the state and federal levels.