Borno Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum on Wednesday announced the approval of 100 million naira counterpart funding to the newly established Borno state Contributory healthcare management agency.
Zulum announced this when he recieved the executive director of the National Primary Healthcare Agency, Dr Faisal Shuiabu at the council chambers of the Government House, Maiduguri.
Furthermore, Governor Zulum informed Dr. Faisal that Borno state Government is committed to implement the resolution reached at the Siato convention to bring Primary healthcare under one roof.
Responding, Dr. Faisal commended Governor Zulum on his efforts in reconstruction and rehabilitation and provision of Primary healthcare facilities in Borno state.
“Even though you have only come as fresh first term Governor, you have done so much more” Said Dr Faisal.
“Your Excellency, I was also being briefed on the progress that’s been made towards achieving Primary healthcare under one roof. Following our meeting in Siato with the Nigerian Governor’s Forum, I can see how you have wasted no time in implementing all the declarations that we agreed to, under the Siato declaration.” Dr. Faisal reaffirmed.