|Cottage Hospital Maiha|
By Tom Garba, Yola
The Honourable commissioner of Health in Adamawa state, Dr. Fatima Abubakar Atiku said Governor Muhammadu Jibrilla Bindow is having a sound plan to rehabilitate damaged hospitals in the state.
According to her the Governor is having good policies that will see to the need of both the general and cottages hospital which at the end it will over hold even the primary health care in the state that will meet the health needs of people in grass roots.
"His Excellency is repositioning the entire state with much priority to the health sector without living any stone unturned with his good policies; Plans are even on ground to rehabilitate all damaged Hospitals in the 21 LGAs". Fatima said
Fatima said this on a day tour to Mubi and Maiha LGAs to inspect and have a stock taken of the functionality of their health facilities which have been in a dilapidated condition and known to the ministry for over three years.
She revealed that Maiha General Hospital is in deplorable state as nothing is 5% working, all the structures need one urgent attention for reconstruction.
“The ceiling has been ripped apart due to the roof been blown off during rainy season, hospital staff have being working under very unfriendly condition due to the state of the building ". She added
She also revealed that Mubi General Hospital is manageable much better as only water system need to be planted and a mortuary because it has been previously visited by the past Government.
The Commissioner who toured the LGAs with high profile personality of the Ministry that includes; Executive Chairman ADSPADA, Dr. Abdullahi Dauda Bellel, Permanent Secretary Ministry of Health, Alh. Mahmud Abubakar and Dr Lawal Hamidu, Executive Chairman HMB.