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Sonko gives troubled Pumwani Maternity facelift – VIDEO

Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has given the troubled Pumwani Maternity Hospital a facelift weeks after it was hit with the scandal of dead babies’ bodies hidden in cartons.

On Thursday, Governor Sonko posted an eight-minute video on Facebook showing construction trucks and workers laying a fresh layer of tarmac inside the facility.

“Ongoing upgrading of infrastructure at the Pumwani Maternity Hospital. My administration will ensure modernization of the Hospital kicks off soon to improve the quality of maternal care offered at the facility,” Sonko wrote.

CRISIS HIT HOSPITAL

The hospital has been in a crisis ever since 12 corpses of infants were found by the governor at the hospital during an impromptu visit he made in September.

Thereafter Mr Sonko disbanded the hospital board whose members he has since reinstated.

The Governor has further pledged a cash reward of Sh50,000 to any security guard working at the facility who will arrest and report child theft at Pumwani Maternity Hospital.