- On January 26, 2016
New Chairperson Familiarizes with Partners in Italy & Portugal
As part of the appointment of the new chairperson for Eco Medical Village Limited in person of Mrs. Dzifa Attivor, a familiarity tour to the project partners was held to honour her gesture in joining the executive team. The visit was to welcome her new appointment and to formally introduce her to the partners and investors of Eco Medical Village, the biggest medical facility project in West Africa which will be located in Accra,Ghana.
With most of our partners headquarters located in Italy and Portugal, the executive team led by the CEO, Mr. Peter Aheikpor, travelled to Lisbon, Venezia, Padova, Vicenza and Treviso where the new chairperson, Mrs Dzifa met with various delegations and team of the partners. The January visit included a tour to some of our partners who would oversee the implementation of ECOWAS health project.
Some of these partners the team visited included; The partner company responsible for both the Design and Installation of the Lighting System at EMV, The partner company responsible for the Infrastructural and Engineering works, The partner company responsible for Heating, Ventilation and Air-conditioning (HVAC), The partner company responsible for Plumbing & Infrastructural Electrical works. The partner company responsible for the installation of the Equipment for the medical ward including OR (Operations) & ICU (Intensive Care Unit) The partner company responsible for project management, our Project Consultants who have been working tirelessly with the design and architectural team for EMV.
The chairperson Mrs Dzifa Attivor was very impressed with the level of work that has been accomplished in the past year and has pledged her commitment to bringing the EMV project to a fruition. In her remarks,
Mrs Attivor committed the EMV team to double their efforts in order to meet the sod cutting deadline set for this quarter leading to the immediate commencement of earthworks. Find below some scenes from the visit:
In relation to the familiarity tour and meetings, discussions were also held concerning funding, where it was revealed that the company has received a lot of interest from many sources including Nigerian private investors, Brazilians, Chinese, UAE, Switzerland and the UK. The chairperson has advised our financial managers First Atlantic Bank to do the due diligence on these potential investors and narrow it down to few potential investors for the EMV project.
In conclusion, the EMV team are tying up all loose ends with the contractors, government agencies and partners in order to receive all permits and approvals for work to commence by the first quarter.
The Chairperson and CEO wish to thank all EMV project stakeholders for their effort and commitment; further urging them to double their efforts as their dedication will bring laurels to this humanitarian project for the benefit of every African home and abroad. See more gallery of the visit below: