Zamfara State Governor, Dauda Lawal, has officially declared a state of emergency in the state’s health sector in a bid to address the challenges within the health sector by outlining a comprehensive plan.
The governor announced the development during a state-wide broadcast on, expressing deep concerns after an unscheduled visit to Gusau General Hospital revealed deplorable conditions in the health facility.
The governor also expressed his commitment to the well-being and welfare of healthcare service providers as he pledged to establish an affordable and comprehensive health insurance scheme for all citizens of Zamfara State.
Furthermore, the governor assured of the distribution of necessary equipment and essential medicines to hospitals across the fourteen local government areas.
The governor reiterated his dedication to the urgent and effective transformation of the health sector in Zamfara State, saying that the declaration of a state of emergency marks an important step towards achieving the goal and ensuring the well-being of the citizens.