The Jigawa government on Sunday announced its decision to establish School of Nursing and Specialist Hospital in Hadejia Local Government Area of the state.
This is contained in a statement issued by Malam Bello Zaki, the Special Assistant on Media to Gov. Muhammad Badaru, made available to newsmen in Dutse.
The statement quoted Zaki as saying the governor stated this when he visited the Emir of Hadejia, Alhaji Adamu Maje, during a working tour to inspect parts of the town wrecked by flood.
Zaki said “Gov. Muhammad Badaru has announced his government’s decision to establish School of Nursing and Midwifery in Hadejia town and the conversion of the town’s General Hospital to a specialists hospital during the tour.
“The governor mentioned it at the palace of the Emir of Hadejia, Alhaji Adamu Maje, during courtesy visit.’’
The special assistant said Badaru had reiterated the state government’s readiness to expand the Birniwa Hospital in Birniwa Local Government Area of the emirate to standard general hospital.
According to him, the gesture is to reduce pressure on the Hadejia General Hospital. (NAN)