His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Bauchi State, Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed in furtherance of his stakeholders engagement geared at socio-economy development of Bauchi State visited the Minister of Health today in Abuja.
Governor Bala’s visit is to afford him the opportunity to strengthen the working relationship between Bauchi State and the Federal Ministry of Health.
The governor congratulated the Minister and the Federal Govt on Nigeria being a “Polio free”
Governor Bala solicited support of the Health Minister for the development and expansion of health care delivery in Bauchi State through advancing the capacity of health workers in both General Hospitals and Primary Healthcare centres.
Governor Bala informed the minister that, Bauchi State is the only state in the North East with over 15% allocation of it’s budget to health sector in-line with the “Abuja Declaration”
The Honourable Minister of Health Dr. Osaghie Ehanire congratulated Governor Bala for providing the required support to critical stakeholders in the health sector.
The minister assured Governor Bala of a continued support of the Ministry of Health to the Bauchi State Government to assist in achieving it’s goals in health sector.
Governor Bala Mohammed extended an invitation to the minister to the forthcoming “Bauchi State Health Summit”.