The Chairman of the hospital’s board, Alhaji Ahmed Ramalan affirmed that the Federal Government had renamed Ebonyi University Teaching Hospital, with the new name being Alex Ekuweme University Teaching Hospital.
He said that Prof. Isaac Folorunso Adewole, the Minister of Health, gave the approval on behalf of the government as it is important to bring the action to the notice of the people of Ebonyi and Nigerians.
In a statement he said
“We hope that Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will unveil the hospital’s new logo when he visits before the May 29 swearing-in of elected leaders in the country.“
He also said:
“This is a big achievement in the “next level” mantra of the present administration and it is hoped that the renaming will make the hospital attain greater heights,”