By Sa’adatu Mohammed Jumai
Kogi State Government has reiterates its effort to re strengthen the health sector of the state.
The Honourable Commissioner for Health Dr Saka Audu Haruna made this known today, when he received the Executives members of the Nigerian Medical Association in the state ministry of health Lokoja.
Dr Saka stated that the led administration is investing heavily in the health sector to further safeguard the health of the people. He added that the effort is evident in the construction, remodelling and renovation of medical facilities in the state.
Speaking further, the Hon. Comm disclosed that medical facilities are being flooded with state of art equipment and medical commodities for effective and efficient healthcare delivery.
Dr Saka further stated that the present administration is work in synergy with other health agencies at different levels to promote the health needs of the people in the state. Adding that Governor Yahaya Bello is greatly concerned with big events in the health sector.
In his response, Dr Saka assured the NMA Excos of his total support and commitment to address the cardinal points raised.
He appreciated the team for the visit and urged them to key into government planned programmes and policies that will further enhance the health sector for the benefit of all.
In their separate remarks, the NMA Chairman Dr Omakoji Oyiguh and Public Relations Officer Dr Emmanuel Kelvin thanked the Hon Comm for the golden opportunity to meet with him to brainstorm and cross pollinate ideas that will rejuvenate the health sector. Adding that, they are optimistic their agitations and demands will be adequately look into.
The Permanent Secretary Mallam Babama’aji Danlami in his remark commended the efforts of Nigerian Medical Association in the health sector and also assured them of the ministry ‘s continuous support in ensuring the association attain a heart warming height.
Sa’adatu Mohammed Jumai.
Health PRO II