Adamawa Commissioner for Health, Dr. Fatima Atiku, has debunked reports claiming that there is cholera outbreak in the state and that it has so far killed many people.
The commissioner, who made the position clear during a media parley in Yola, dismissed the alleged epidemic stressing that there was no such outbreak in any part of the state.
Dr. Atiku noted that the speculations purporting that Fufore Local Government was afflicted by the epidemic was a false alarm raised by mischief-makers and assured that the primary health care coordinator of the local government has dismissed the speculations.
She added that the new administration is poised to reinvigorate the health sector by making sure that all health facilities in the state are given facelift to enhance their standards.
While decrying the appalling conditions of many health care facilities in the state, which she said are not even fit for treating animals let alone human beings, she promised to inject life into them in line with Governor Bindow’s resolve to uplift standard of health care delivery in the state.
She expresses deep concerns for the plight of the afflicted people who have to patronize the state health care facilities despite their poor conditions.
Atiku assured all staff whom the government owed backlog of salaries, payment of all salary arrears just as she promised to enhance the working conditions of health care workers for enhanced productivity and service delivery.
She also advise the heart workers to remain in their duty post to enable the management to have a proper record adding that for those that left the service for long should not think of coming back as it only resulted to criminality .

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