Bauchi State Governor seeks Bill Gates, Dangote Partnership in Healthcare Delivery

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Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed on Monday traveled to the USA for a roundtable discussion with Bill and Melinda together with Dangote Foundation’s in view of seeking intervention in the Healthcare Delivery services of the State.

In a statement made available in Bauchi on Monday, Mr. Mukhtar Gidado, Senior Special Assistant on media to Bauchi State Governor disclosed that “committed to the improvement of Healthcare Delivery System in Bauchi State, Governor Bala Mohammed with other governors from Borno, Lagos, Gombe States and president of the Dangote Foundation, Alhaji Aliko Dangote depart Nigeria on Monday to Seattle, USA.

According to the statement the governors departed the country for a roundtable discussion with Bill and Melinda together with Dangote Foundation’s in view of seeking intervention in the Healthcare Delivery services.

“The provision of an effective health care service delivery is one of the important basic social services required by the administration of Governor Bala Mohammed to ensure meaningful and even development in the State.

“Consequently, the 2019 end of year discussion in Seattle, USA, is aimed at strengthening the Bauchi State Primary Health Care Delivery Services”.

The SSA Media maintained that as part of his administration strategy in building synergy and partnership, Gov. Mohammed considered leadership, dependable management of resources and good governance as a formula for achieving success.

Gidado recalled that the state government had already paid the sum of 200 million counterpart funds out of the N339 million budgeted for the 2019 State Basket Fund contribution for the state Primary Healthcare Immunization Policy.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that officials on the delegation with Bauchi state governor included: Dr. Rilwanu Mohammed, Executive Chairman, State Primary Health Care Development Agency (PHCDA) and Hon. Inusa Ahmed, member of the Bauchi State House of Assembly.

 

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