5 February 2013

Nigeria: LG Spends N30 Million On Health Facility

The Sokoto North Local Government of Sokoto State said on Tuesday it spent N30 million to construct a three-storey building for its health department.

Chairman of the council, Abdullahi Hassan, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the project would ensure proper coordination of activities in the department due to its significance to health care policies.

He said the structure, comprising 12 offices, had already been fully furnished and equipped with computers to provide a conducive atmosphere.

He explained that a comprehensive training and re-training programme had been designed for the health workers, to enable them to acquire more knowledge on health care delivery needs of the people.

"We will continue to provide the required equipment to enhance the health sector," he said.

Hassan solicited for the support of the people by reporting out break of epidemic for necessary action.(NAN)

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