In a momentous event that brought joy to the local community, Leone Rock Metal Group (LRMG) officially handed over three renovated wards to Nixon Memorial Hospital on Friday, June 9th, 2023.

The occasion was marked by the presence of distinguished individuals, healthcare professionals, representatives from LRMG, and enthusiastic residents who eagerly awaited the transformation of their healthcare facility.

LRMG spearheaded the collaborative project, which focused on rehabilitating the Maternity Ward, Labour Ward, and Children’s Ward. The aim was to upgrade the hospital’s infrastructure and enhance healthcare services for women and children in the community. By undertaking this initiative, the company fulfilled its corporate responsibility while positively impacting the lives of the local population.

Alhaji Mohamed Turay, Community and Security Manager of LRMG, expressed the purpose and significance of the event. He extended gratitude to Nixon Memorial Hospital for their support and trust in the company’s endeavors. Turay conveyed his pride in the successful completion of the rehabilitation project and emphasized LRMG’s longstanding commitment to supporting local communities.

He firmly believed that the improved wards would have a lasting positive impact on the health and well-being of the Segbwema community.

Honorable Member of Parliament, Bernadette Wuyatta Songa, spoke on behalf of the Segbwema community, expressing sincere appreciation for LRMG’s contribution to improving healthcare services.

She emphasized the profound effect this collaboration would have, particularly on the lives of women and girls, by ensuring access to high-quality healthcare closer to their homes.

Several dignitaries attended the ceremony, including the Minister of Health, representatives from NJADO, the Deputy Minister of Education, the Nixon Hospital Administrator, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Mines, and Healthcare Authorities.

They extended their gratitude to LRMG for their commitment and to the community for their patience and support throughout the renovation process. The officials highlighted the exemplary nature of this partnership, underscoring the importance of corporate social responsibility and setting a positive precedent for sustainable community development.

With the completion of LRMG’s rehabilitation project, Nixon Memorial Hospital has solidified its position as a vital healthcare provider in the region. The initiative reflects LRMG’s dedication to promoting community well-being and enhancing healthcare access in the area.

The handing-over ceremony concluded with a tour of the refurbished wards, enabling community members, government officials, and attendees to witness the tangible improvements resulting from the collaboration between Leone Rock Metal Group and Nixon Memorial Hospital.