Kano state Commissioner for Health, Dr. Kabiru Ibrahim Getso, has said that the Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje administration had spent the sum of N6 billion in building and equipping Gingiyu and Zoo road paediatric hospital which had almost reached 100% stage of completion.
Speaking to newsmen shortly after leading the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II, on an inspection visit to the two hospitals in Kano yesterday, Getso said the two hospitals were fully equipped with the state of the art facilities, making them to be among the most sophisticated hospitals in the country.
He said the Ganduje administration had effected laudable strides in the health sector which was a revolutionary feat worth being proud of adding that since coming on board, the administration had given a face-lift to about 130 facilities across all the 44 local government areas in the state for health care delivery to be effective.
He said the Ganduje administration was fully guided by the mantra of continuity and service delivery in governance; hence the resolve of the administration to continue with the hospitals project which total financial expenditure stood at the whopping sum of N2 billion.
In his remarks, Emir Sanusi said he was deeply impressed by the spectacular feat he had seen on ground which was part of the much pronounced dividend of democracy, adding that the issue of a robust health care delivery should form the focal point of a serious and responsible government
While commending Governor Ganduje for the monumental revolution effected in the health sector, the monarch also counselled the people of Kano to make use of the multi-billion naira medical edifices as a way of reciprocating the unprecedented gesture.