Former Minister of
Water Resource, Sarah
Reng Ochekpe, has
donated laboratory
equipment worth
$400,000 to Vom Christian
Hospital in Plateau State,
to improve health service
delivery to less privilege
citizens in the rural
She noted that the
equipment would enable
the hospital render
effective services for
the people, particularly
victims of persistent
attacks in Barkin-Ladi and
Riyom Local Government
Areas of the state who are
always on admission in
cases of attacks.
Mrs. Ochekpe while
donating the materials
lamented the in ability of
people in the rural areas in
Nigeria to access standard
medical facilities, thereby
leading to untimely death
in most communities.
She applauded the
Management of Vom
Christian Hospital for
effective services delivery
at an affordable rate to less
privilege and encourage
them to make good use
of the equipment to serve
The former Minister
added that the donation
is out of the passion
her family has for the
health sector in the
country and called on
Government at all levels,
spirited individuals,
philanthropist and
non governmental
organisation to contribute
immensely to get the
country out of the current
health challenges.
She urged the hospital
to get professionals
who will handle and
maintained the laboratory
equipment for effective
service delivery for the
overall development of
the state.
Chief Medial Director of
Vom Christian Hospital,
Dr. Samuel Dido while
speaking at the occasion
said the hospital is
faced with numerous
challenges, adding that
the donation made by the
former minister will go
alone way in addressing
some of the issues that
militates against quality

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