Ebonyi State government has said that the150million dollar loan being sought from African Development Bank(ADB) and Islamic Development Bank(IDB) will boost health facilities in the 13 local government areas of the state.
The state Commissioner for Health, Dr. Daniel Umezuruike disclosed this in Abakaliki while speaking with journalists.
He noted that the loan will also enable the governor to reconstruct over 198km roads, known as ring roads, which cut across eight local government areas of the state.
He said the ring road when completed will curb delay in accessing health facilities by rural dwellers and also unlock the development potentials of the local government areas were the ring road cut across, the entire state and its neighbours.
He said the loan was coming from the federal government through the African Development Bank and the Islamic Development Bank to the state, which he described as one of the most interesting thing that had happened to the state.