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Gov. Yusuf directs immediate rehabilitation of Sir Sanusi General Hospital

Kano State Governor Alhaji Abba Kabir Yusuf has directed for immediate rehabilitation of a popular health facility “Sir. Sanusi General Hospital”

Yusuf made this known during a surprise visit to the hospital which has been part of the Governor’s culture of overseeing the situation of things in the state.

This was contained in a statement issued by Sanusi Bature Dawakin Tofa, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, on Saturday.

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According to the statement, the governor who expressed dismay over the level of dilapidated condition of the hospital promised that the renovation exercise would commence in earnest to ensure that patients and health workers get the necessary enabling environment for delivery of quality care at the facility.

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“I must tell you, that what I have seen for myself is terrifying for my eyes, I want to assure you that our administration will come to your aid immediately after this visit”

“I will direct the ministry of health and all agencies under its supervision to prepare for a general renovation of wards, nursing stations, toilets, and theatre rooms” affirmed Governor Abba Kabir

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The statement said the governor also directed for the immediate employment of a casual health worker named Khadija Adam, a community health worker he found at the facility that has been supporting patients.

He also delivered a humanitarian gesture to all patients on admission in the hospital where they received twenty thousand naira each as an emergency relief from the governor.


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