Salisu Continental builds N2bn virtual reality park, 24-bed medical ward in Katsina
Alhaji Salisu Continental, a Katsina born renowned businessman and philanthropist is currently building two multi millions structures in Katsina State, Katsina Post learned.
The structures are a N2bn cutting edge, digital technology driven entertainment model, which we dubbed “The Continental Virtual Reality World Park” and 24-Bed Comprehensive Female Medical Ward being built at the General Hospital Katsina dubbed Late Hajiya Mariya Idris Masari Female Ward.
The ground breaking and laying foundation of the structures were performed by the Katsina State Governor, Rt Hon Aminu Bello Masari on Saturday.
In his speech during the ceremony, Alhaji Salisu Kadandani said the virtual reality world is the “first-ever global bench mark industrial milestone designed to contain all exotic, exciting and refreshing indoor digital and adventure entertainments, such as Virtual Reality, Robotics and Artificial Intelligence machines one would desire to spend a lot of money so as to enjoy in the most advanced industrialized economies of the world.
“They are the present and future of the entertainment world for a long time to come, and thus hold the promise for high turnover, job creation, wealth creation, income security, local technology integration and industrial complementarity at local, regional, national and global levels.
“Most crucially, this project promises to position Katsina State at the top of the entertainment, tourism and hospitality landscape of Nigeria and Africa.”
On the 24-bed female ward in Katsina General Hospital, Alhaji Salisu Continental said the Continental Foundation decided to build it as part of its year 2020 Capacity Institutional Intervention Program, to the remembrance and celebration of the worthy life of this iconic Matriarch, Late Hajiya Mariya Idris Masari with hope that this event inspires our women folk to aspire to outstanding benchmarks of relevance, dignity and honor.
In is remarks, Governor Aminu Bello Masari commended the businessman for his entrepreneurship initiatives and call on other wealthy individuals in the state to emulate him.
Others who spoke during the event were the Katsina State Honorable Commissioner of Health, Engr Nuhu Yakubu Danja, Emir of Katsina, His Royal Highness Alhaji Abdulmunini Kabir Usman and the Chairman of the occasion, Justice Umar Abdullahi.