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Sokoto LG Gives Out Ambulances, Drugs To Boost Health Care

Posted: Jul 3, 2015 at 12:08 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

Wamakko Local Government of Sokoto State has distributed three ambulances and 50 motorcycles to boost healthcare delivery in the area.

The local government Caretaker Committee Chairman, Alhaji Ahmed Kalambaina, said in Wamakko that the items were procured under the Millennium Development Projects (MDGs).

He said that the ambulances would serve Fanare, Wamakko and Kalambaina communities, while the 50 motorcycles were for health workers and public enlightenment officers in the 11 wards of the area.

“These vehicles are provided to ensure improvement in the provision of quality healthcare to the people.

“They are also aimed at enabling the officials to routinely and effectively supervise the activities of all health workers in the local government,’’ he added.

Kalambaina disclosed that apart from the vehicles, assorted drugs were also provided to 12 Primary Health Centres in the area for distribution free to the people.

According to the chairman, other items distributed free were 40,000 sets of uniforms and 40,000 exercise books for indigent pupils in 45 primary and Islamiyya schools in the area.

“These uniforms and exercise books are aimed at encouraging the pupils to acquire sound education,’’ he stated.