From Umar Dankano Yola
The Presidential Committee on the North-East Initiative (PCNI) has donated medical equipment worth over N400 million to Adamawa Government.
Vice Chairman of the Committee, Alhaji Tijjani Tumsah made this known while presenting the equipment in Yola Wednesday.
Tumsah said that the development was part of President Muhammadu Buhari’s plan on North East rehabilitation programme.
“Today, we are witnessing another remarkable health care intervention on North East rehabilitation programme,’’ he said.
Tumsah said that the equipment meant for a 50-bed capacity hospital,
was for Mubi General Hospital.
He said the equipment included surgery facilities, x-ray machines, eye clinic, paediatrics and gynaecology and other laboratory equipment.
Responding on receiving the equipment, the Deputy Governor of Adamawa,
Mr Martins Babale, commended the Federal Government for the intervention.
Babale said that the intervention was timely and would go a long way in adding value to the already declared state of emergency in the health sector by the state government.
He gave an assurance that the equipment would be judiciously used for the betterment of the people of the state.