Gov. Buni approves upgrade of primary health centres

Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State

Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State

By Nabilu Balarabe

Governor Mai Mala Buni has approved the upgrade of seven Primary Health Care (PHC) centres to general hospitals in Yobe state.

Alhaji Baba Wali, the Secretary to the State Government (SSG) confirmed this in a statement on Thursday.

He said the affected PHCs were located in Machina, Nguru, Jajimaji Yusufari, Babangida, Bara and Buni Gari.

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Wali added that the upgrade was in fulfilment of Buni’s pledge to establish one general hospital in each of the 17 local government areas of the state.

The SSG said the new general hospitals would be managed by the state’s Hospitals Management Board.

He assured that the state would continue to initiate policies and programmes that would enhance healthcare service delivery in the state.


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