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ADAMAWA: Fintiri Commissions Health Care Facility At Yalaki

The Periscope Reporter

Adamawa state governor, Rt Hon. Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has on commissioned the health care facility built at Yalaki Ganye – a save one million lives project.

The health facility being commissioned today is built on the land bought by the Hon. Commissioner of Minerals Resources Alh Bappa Dalhatu Isa and the PDP State Chairman Barr A.T. Shehu and donated to the community.

Th duo have also gone extra miles to provide all the necessary assistance needed to ensure that the project is completed and put into use.

The healthcare facility consists of consulting room, nurses station, male ward, female ward, pediatric ward, maternity ward labour room and an antenatal.

Other facilities at the clinic include staff quarters and VIP toilets. The primary health care facility is also fenced.

Equipment such as hospital beds, laboratory, furniture among other equipment and hospital consumables necessary are being provided by the Adamawa State Primary Health Care Development Agency.

The community has commended efforts of the Hon. Commissioner of Mineral Resources and the PDP State Chairman, considered as a worthy social responsibility, with the prayer for Allah to reward them abundantly.

The Ganye local government council through the Primary Health CareC Department has given all the commendable supports and cooperation needed to have a befitting healthcare facility where it was lacking.

Among the necessary support is posted medical personnel to man the facility being coordinated by Mr. Satburi.

Already six babies were delivered at the hospital. Treatment of patients has also commenced. Governor Fintiri’s blood pressure was tasted during the commissioning.

Hamidu Bagudu and Umar Isa played tremendous role in facilitating the establishment of the hospital for which the community highly appreciated.

“Our appreciation also goes to various people like Adamu Hassan, Dahiru Yusuf, Jaafar Yusuf and Alh. Sani Yahya Faransa.

“The contributions of Maijimila Yalaki and his wards heads are really acknowledged with thanks,” the stakeholders of the community expressed.

In a related development governor Fintiri has laid the foundation for the Laboratory Complex, Paediatric Ward, Female Surgical Ward and the Theatre Complex the General Hospital Ganye local government, southern senatorial district of Adamawa, northeast Nigeria.

Below is the full text of speech delivered by the during the foundation, laying ceremony at the General Hospital Ganye on Wednesday, 9th December, 2020.

I am delighted to be here to lay the foundation for the Laboratory Complex, Paediatric Ward, Female Surgical Ward and the Theatre Complex of this important General Hospital.

There is no doubt that these are essential components to the delivery of quality health care services in a secondary health facility of this nature.

General Hospital Ganye is one of the strategically located Secondary Health Facility which has a wide catchment area in the Southern Senatorial Zone.

Besides delivering Secondary Health Care which include surgical services, this facility also provides so much desired referral services to numerous Primary Health Service Delivery Points across several LGAs in this Senatorial Zone.

Strengthening Health Service delivery at the secondary level will lead to improved quality of Health care provision in addition to strengthening the ability of the hospital to provide referral services which is required to support Primary Health Centres and Maternity which are managed by lower cadre of staff in the health care system.

As part of the efforts of this administration to strengthen health service delivery, the need to upgrade our General Hospitals cannot be overemphasized.

By laying the foundations to develop these critical parts of General Hospital Ganye, we are expanding and improving the capacity of the hospital to meet its mandate of delivering secondary Health Care services while also strengthening the referrals from other Health facilities.

This is a crucial step that will actualize our promise of improving health service delivery across Adamawa State in line with our 11-point Agenda.

This administration will continue to invest in the health sector as we strive towards achieving optimal quality of health care in Adamawa State while also advancing gradually towards Universal Health Coverage.

Let me salute our Non-Governmental Organizations for the role they are playing in Health service provision in our dear State; this complements the efforts of Government towards improving Health service delivery in Adamawa State.

Finally, I thank you for making time out to participate in this historic event.

Thank you and God Bless.

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