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Yobe commissions health facilities in border communities

Yobe state government has inaugurated healthcare facilities in some border communities, saving they will stop residents from going to Niger Republic to seek health care…

Yobe state government has inaugurated healthcare facilities in some border communities, saving they will stop residents from going to Niger Republic to seek health care services.

The state Commissioner of Health, Dr Mohammed Lawan Gana,  said new healthcare centres have been established in Tulo-tulo, Dole-Machina, Mayori and Gumsa border communities by the Buni administration to make healthcare accessible and affordable in the communities.

Dr Gana said Governor Buni’s policy of establishing one functional primary healthcare in every political ward, has made healthcare accessible and affordable to the communities is a working reality.

“I commissioned these facilities on behalf of His Excellency Governor Mai Mala Buni CON, to commence providing services to the people.

“Government provided the facilities with equipment, drugs and medical personnel for effective services” the commissioner said. 

Dr Gana said government embarked on a holistic transformation of the health sector to provide effective and efficient healthcare delivery to the people.

“The Buni administration has established 138 out of the proposed 178 functional Primary Healthcare facilities in every political ward,” he said.