18th May, 2017.
By Yunusa Abdullahi.
The Foundation for the support of Victims of Terrorism, Victims Support Funds (VSF) have released a cheque of about Forty Million Naira to the Adamawa state Ministry of Health for the rehabilitation of Mubi and Michika General Hospitals in order to improve Health Care services in the Local Government Areas affected by the insurgency in the state.
While presenting the Cheque, the Executive Director of the Victims Support Fund Professor Sunday Ochoche to the Honourable Commissioner Ministry of Health Dr Fatima Atiku during the signing of Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of Health and the officials of the Victims Support Fund at Government House Yola, Professor Sunday Ochoche said the Health intervention support was to rebuild Health Institutions destroyed and to provide sufficient Drugs to the people of the affected areas.
He also explained that the VSF has identified over One Thousand vulnerable children in Maiha, Mubi and Michika Local Government Areas in which the sum of Forteen Thousand Naira will be giving to each family for social up - keep .
The Executive Director of the VSF also noted that the organisation is relating with other Non Governmental Organisations in the state in implementing it's programmes.
Professor Ochoche however said that a Technical team had been put in place to reconstruct the Michika Local Government Secretariat and will also co-opt stakeholders of the area in executing the projects.
In his remarks Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla said the intention of Victims Support Fund in overhauling the Hospitals devastated by Boko Haram insurgents was appreciative and timely considering the plight of the people of the area.
Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla also urged other Non Governmental Organisations to emulate the VSF by coming to the aids of the displaced persons in Adamawa state.