BY BEN BILUA
SICK patients both young and old at the Gizo Hospital received early Christmas gifts from Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare, his wife and Ministers of the National Government when they visited the hospital yesterday.
Prime Minister Sogavare’s courtesy visit to Gizo hospital is part of Western Province Second Appointed Day.
Prime Minister Sogavare and his team joined Members of the Western Provincial Government led by Premier Christian Burley Mesepitu for the visit to the hospital.
The team visited every ward, presenting gifts as well as encouraging the sick to have faith and also wishing them speedy recovery.
More than 100 patients received gifts from the Prime Minister and his team.
The visit was emotional for a few patients while majority put on brave faces and smiled as the Prime Minister greeted them followed by presentation of gifts.
The visit ended with handing over of donation which was witnessed by nurses and doctors of Gizo hospital.
Director of Western Province Health Authority, Doctor Dickson Boara received the donation on behalf of the Gizo Hospital staff and management.