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Kano: Gov Yusuf frowns at dilapidated condition of state teaching hospital

Kano State Governor, Alh. Abba Kabir Yusuf has expressed displeasure over the dilapidated conditions of the state-owned Muhammad Abdullahi Wase Teaching Hospital (MAWTH) one of the busiest health facilities in the state.

The Governor decried this while addressing journalists at the hospital’s vicinity after leading top government functionaries for an on-the-spot assessment and unscheduled visit to the hospital on Saturday.

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

Alh. Abba Yusuf said as a teaching hospital for training medical professionals and provision of tertiary medical care, the hospital needs to be overhauled and expand its services, especially maternity services and care for the children.

“It is disheartening to meet the hospital that caters for the medical needs of thousands of patients daily in a condition uncomfortable for human inhabitation, a situation that needs to be checked and corrected, ‘’Gov. Abba lamented.


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The Governor went on, ” I do instruct the management of the hospital to as a matter of urgency forward the request for rehabilitation and expansion of the hospital for immediate action to restore the lost glory of the gigantic health facility”

He charged medical personnel of all cadres to be at their duty posts when due and discharge their undertakings according to stipulated rules for the betterment of people of the state and beyond who visit the hospital to access care.

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The Governor assured people of the State that Kano State Government would do all that it takes in the execution of policies that have direct bearing on the lives of people of the state especially the downtrodden.


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