Meet Dr. Godwin Maduka, the man behind the edifice which is to become Africa’s first medical research hub.

In the past few weeks, an image of a skyscraper located in a rural community in Anambra state called Umuchukwu, in Orumba south local government area, has gone viral. This 15-storey building, which is about 80 percent nearly done, is being built solely by Dr. Godwin Maduka, a billionaire Nigerian-American doctor based in the United States of America.

The edifice, which is expected to be equipped with state-of-the-art facilities in medical science, will be the first of its kind in Africa. It will also be used to assist students in clinical training and provide resource materials for lecturers and researchers. According to the Sun newspaper, when the building is done it will also serve as the temporary site for the Anambra state University, College of Medicine.

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