From Ahmed Idris Birnin Kebbi
Kebbi State Governor, Senator Atiku Abubakar Bagudu has approved the sum of N20m for the supply of HIV/AIDs drugs across the state owned hospitals and other health agencies in the state.
Delivery his key note address, at the lunching of women voice and leadership Nigeria project in collaboration with the Nigeria Action Aids Group held at the Presidential Lodge in Birnin Kebbi, adding that the Kebbi State Government his ready to partner with the all NGOs in the state.
The Governor who was represented by the Secretary to the State Government Alhaji Baba Umar Yauri said that the government is determined to improve the lives of women in the state.
“You see, because of the commitment of the kebbi State Governor that is why you will see women participate in politics, women are holding councillorship positions and also e Permanent Secretary,” he added.
In her remark, the Executive Director in charge of Association of Women Living With HIV/AIDs in Nigeria Kebbi State chapter, Mrs Esther Hindi Mallaim said that the aim of the programme is to address all forms of women abuse be it physical, psychological, sexual and neglect, eliminate discrimination and human right violation which as contained in the Universal Declaration of human right 1948.