The Katsina State Government has allocated N761 million for the construction of a new dialysis center at General Amadi Rimi General Hospital in Katsina.
The Chief Press Secretary to the Katsina State Governor, Ibrahim Kaula Mohammed, disclosed this in a statement released on Thursday. in Katsina.
He said the project which will enhance healthcare services for the people in the state has provision for dialysis machines, water treatment facilities, and a solar-powered section, among other essential components.
Mohammed said another N599.9 million has been earmarked for the upgrade of Faskari Comprehensive Health Center to the status of a general hospital.
“These investments align with the administration’s commitment to addressing the healthcare needs of the people of Katsina.
“This significant investment in healthcare and infrastructure signifies the commitment of the Katsina State Government to the well-being and development of the state’s residents,” the statement explained.
The governor’s spokesperson quoted the State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Bashir Gambo Saulawa, saying these projects are in line with the policy agenda of Governor Radda’s administration in ensuring the well-being of the state’s residents.
In another development, the state Commissioner for Budget and Economic Planning, Alhaji Bello Kagara, said the executive council deliberated extensively on various memos ahead of the year 2024.
“These deliberations resulted in amendments that prioritize initiatives aimed at advancing the state. Key areas of focus include enhancing the security architecture, improving irrigation, empowering youth and women, and enhancing teacher capacity and training, among other critical matters.
“Kagara also noted that additional earth dams would be constructed and rehabilitated to encourage greater youth participation in farming activities,” Mohammed said in the statement.