February 4, 2023



Yobe commissions well being amenities in border communities

Yobe state governor Mai Mala Buni

Yobe state authorities has inaugurated healthcare amenities in some border communities, saving them from transferring into Niger Republic to hunt healthcare companies.

Director-Normal Press and Media Affairs Authorities Home Damaturu Mamman Mohammed mentioned this in a press release Thursday.

The assertion quoted the state commissioner for well being, Dr Mohammed Lawan Gana,   as saying the  new healthcare facilities have been established in Tulo-tulo, Dole-Machina, Mayori and Gumsa border communities by the Buni administration to make healthcare accessible and reasonably priced within the communities.

Gana mentioned “Governor Mai Mala Buni’s coverage of building one useful main healthcare in each political ward is a working actuality and has made healthcare accessible and reasonably priced to the communities.”

“I commissioned these amenities on behalf of His Excellency Governor Mai Mala Buni CON, to begin offering companies to the folks.

“Authorities supplied the amenities with gear, medicine and medical personnel for efficient companies” the commissioner mentioned. 

He mentioned authorities launched into a holistic transformation of the well being sector to offer efficient and environment friendly healthcare supply to the folks.

“The Buni administration has established 138 out of the proposed 178 useful Main Healthcare amenities in each political ward.

“Six Main Healthcare Facilities have been upgraded to Normal Hospitals and the 4 Normal Hospitals in Gashua, Potiskum, Buni Yadi and Geidam have been upgraded to Specialist Hospitals along with the one in Damaturu to carry healthcare supply to the doorsteps of our folks” the commissioner mentioned.

Equally, the commissioner mentioned the state authorities has re-equipped the State College Instructing Hospital to facilitate analysis and therapy.

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He mentioned the Buni administration launched the Contributory Healthcare Programme for formal and casual sector to spice up efficient medical companies to civil servants and the susceptible group.

Gana mentioned  authorities has grossly subsidised  medical prices in tertiary medical amenities.

In keeping with the commissioner, “N45,000 is charged for MRI in opposition to N70-N100 paid in different states whereas N15,000 is charged for CT Scan in opposition to the exorbitant charges obtained in different well being amenities”.

He assured that authorities would proceed to enhance on the companies supplied to its well being establishments.