Gov Sani Bello promises sustained welfare of Medical Doctors   …..  immortalises late Commissioner, Dr Ibrahim Sule 

Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello has said his administration will continue to improve the welfare of Doctors in the state to ensure good and efficient service delivery in the health sector. The Governor stated this in Minna at the memorial lecture and book lunch in honour of one time commissioner for Health late Dr Ibrahim Babaminin Sule, who died about a year ago. The event was organized by the Islamic Medical Association of Nigeria (IMAN) Niger State Chapter. He said the efforts of his administration in the sector was…

VVF : Gov Sani Bello commissions Women health centre in Kontagora

The Niger state Governor ,Abubakar Sani Bello in his efforts to contribute to the development health sector in Niger State, particularly for the female folks, commissioned a women health centre in Kontagora. The modern and well equiped edifice is birthed by the wife of Niger State Governor, Dr. Amina Abubakar Bello through her Raise Foundation, with the support of Mainstream Foundation as part of their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). The centre meant to provide health care services to women affected by Vesico Vegina Fistula (VVF), a disease that causes uncontrolled…

Gov Bello congratulates Abdulkarim Obaje on appointment as National Coordinator, NG-CARES 

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello has congratulated Community and Social Development expert, Dr. Abdulkarim Ali Obaje over his appointment as the National Coordinator for the federal CARES support unit also known as NG-CARES, Nigeria COVID-19 Action Recovery and Economic Stimulus The Governor in his congratulatory message which was contained in a press statement on Tuesday by his Chief Press Secretary, Onogwu Muhammed hailed the Federal Government for taking a commendable step in the right direction The NG-CARES is Federal Government, World Bank assisted initiative that is being implemented in the…

Gov Sule urges FG to equip Nasarawa diagnostic centre with state-of-the-art facilities.

Nasarawa State Governor, Engineer Abdullahi Sule, has appealed to the Federal Government, to further complete equipping the Nasarawa State Infectious Disease, Diagnosis and Research Centre, with state-of-the-art facilities. Engineer Sule made the appeal during the town hall meeting on COVID-19 vaccination, organized by the Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19, in collaboration with the National Primary Health Care Development Agency, which held in Lafia, on Tuesday. The governor said completing equipping the facility, will enable the centre meets global standards, as well as reduce the rate of medical tourism for the…

Covid-19: We ‘ve been strategically curbing the menace, setting our state on socioeconomic recovery pedestal — Oyetola

The Governor of the State of Osun, Adegboyega Oyetola, on Tuesday said his Administration has been strategically curbing the spread of the deadly Coronavirus pandemic as seen in the outward manifestation of the government’s efforts to flatten the curve of the virus in the State. He said the administration has also been working assiduously to ensure quick recovery of its economy through the implementation of informed and people-oriented policies designed to stimulate the economy for prosperity. This was even as the Governor inaugurated four infrastructural projects comprised the newly-constructed Academic…

COVID-19: Gov Sule, Deputy take Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine  …..  as Nasarawa Govt flags-off vaccination exercise

Nasarawa State Governor, Engineer Abdullahi Sule, alongside his deputy, Dr. Emmanuel Akabe, publicly took the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine publicly, flagging-off the vaccination exercise in the state.   Engineer Sule and his deputy received the vaccination at a ceremony at the Government House, on Tuesday.   Addressing the press shortly after taking the vaccination, the Governor, urged mostly those at the risk of exposure to the coronavirus pandemic, especially political appointees such as commissioners and traditional rulers, to take the vaccine.   Engineer Sule used the opportunity to thank the Federal Government,…

Senate moves to establish National University of Health and Medical Sciences, Suleja 

The Senate has commenced moves to establish the National University of Health and Medical Sciences in Suleja, Niger State, with the consideration of a bill which scaled second reading on Wednesday.   Sponsor of the Bill, Senator Mohammed Sani Musa (APC, Niger East), while leading the debate on the floor, told his colleagues that the establishment of the Institution was informed by the imperative to create more access to higher health and medical studies in view of the large number of qualified candidates who are annually stranded in their failed…

Gov Sule flags off state health insurance scheme

Nasarawa State Governor, Engineer Abdullahi Sule, has flagged off the state health insurance scheme, with the distribution of identity cards to over 1200 beneficiaries.   This was just as Engineer Sule equally flagged of the second phase of the free medical outreach earlier started by his administration in its first 100 days, with 700 persons benefiting from the comprehensive basic healthcare, as well as 15 surgeries to be conducted free of charge.   The Governor flagged off the twin events in Awe, headquarters of Awe Local Government Council, on Tuesday.…

Education, health remain my Govt’s priority– Gov Bello …  receives report on CUSTECH’s college of Medicine take-off

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has promised that his administration would mop out every available fund to ensure that its Health and education institutions gets the deserving attention it required to position them among the best in the country. Governor Bello made this known on Monday while receiving a report on the take-off of the College of Medicine at the Confluence University of Technology, Osara and other related matters. The Governor noted that the Committee’s estimated amount of over 2 billion naira as indicated in its report to facilitate the…

Gov Sani Bello inaugurates 20 Man committee on Gender-Based Violence

Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello has inaugurated a 20-man committee on Gender-Based Violence GBV in order to curb all forms of violence against both genders in the state. Inaugurating the committee at Government House, Minna, Governor Sani Bello described the event as important considering the increase in Gender-Based Violence in the society which he said has translated to abuse of human rights in recent times. Governor Sani Bello, who observed that Gender-Based Violence was not restricted to only female gender but the male as well, explained that constitution of…