Leadership (Abuja)

14 February 2013

Nigeria: 'There Is No Indigene or Settler in Kaduna'

Governor Mukhtar Ramalan Yero of Kaduna State yesterday said that there would not be issues of indigenes and settlers in the state.

The governor stated this while playing host to the management of Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital (ABUTH) in Government House.

"There is no indigene or settler in Kaduna State. As far as we are concern all residence of Kaduna State are indigenes," he said.

He however assured the teaching hospital of the government continual support.

"Let me assure you that we will continue with the good relationship, I assure you of our continued support," he said.

Earlier, the ABUTH chief medical director, Prof. Lawal Khali lamented the state government's refusal to pay the teaching hospital the monthly financial support.

"The state government has for the past five years refused to pay the hospital the monthly N1million subvention," he said.

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