By Sani Adamu, Abuja
His Excellency, Zamfara State Executive Governor Hon Dr. Bello Mohammed MON (Matawallen Maradun) has disclosed his administration’s plans to construct a total of 147 modern primary health centres across the State.
A statement signed by Yusuf Idris Gusau Director General Media, Public Enlightenment and Communication, Government House, Gusau, further explain that, the Governor made this known when he received five (5) Councillors of Gusau local government who defected from APC to PDP at his residence in Gusau.
Governor Matawalle said that all arrangements have been put in place for the commencement of the construction of the 147 Primary Health Centres with the aim of providing adequate health care services to all rural communities in the State.
He further explained that the health centres will have the capacity of admitting and treating patients with minor illnesses so as to reduce the medical hardships faced by rural dwellers in covering long distances in search of medical attention mostly taking them from the village to urban areas.
Matawalle added that his administration is determined to improve the living standards of his people at all levels of development and assured the councillors that their constituents will benefit immensely from his administration’s giant strides of development.
The Governor also assured them of his resolve to take meaningful development to all nooks and crannies of all the 147 wards in the state.
He also called on the Councillors to assist his government with useful advises as he promised to always leave his doors open for them.
He expressed his happiness over the councillors’ wise decision to join his party, the PDP from the opposition APC in the State and assured them of equal treatment and opportunity as good and loyal members.
Councillors that joined the PDP from the opposition APC are Hon. Ibrahim Kogo of Wonaka Ward, Hon.Yahaya Aliyu of Madawaki Ward, Hon Shehu Isah Popularly known as (Shehu Leda) of Sabon Gari Ward, Hon.Abdulhamid Sani of Ruwan Bore Ward and Hon.Shamsu Umar of Rijiya Ward .