9th January, 2019
By Yunusa Abdullahi
The Adamawa State Government is to benefit from the Federal Government grant of Seven Million, One Hundred and Five Thousand United States Dollars for effective Health Care Delivery in Adamawa State.
The Honourable Commissioner Ministry of Information and Strategy, Comrade Ahmad Ibrahim Sajoh alongside Honourable Commissioners of Health Dr. Fatima Atiku Abubakar and Barriste Suleiman Aliyu Zumo who stated this while addressing Journalists at the end of the Second Weekly State Executive Council Meeting presided over by Governor Muhammad Umar Jibrilla at the Council chambers of the Government House Yola.
According to the Information Commissioner, the EXCO had received some fruitful and meaningful decisions which includes the provision of Democracy Dividends to the people of Adamawa State.
The Council also resolved that government will continue to operate despite of the electioneering campaigns, explaining that the Governor is relaying on the performance as a Governor not necessarily on politics along.
He also stated that the Adamawa State Government has received a grant in support of Seven Million, One Hundred and Five Thousand United States Dollars from the Federal Government programme through the Federal Ministry of Health based on the imperative evsluationin the implementation of Health care delivery system in the state.
The Honourable Commissioner of Health Dr. Fatima Atiku Abubakar also explained that the loan facility was granted by the Federal Government on behalf of the states government for proper implication of the maternal and child health project aimed at providing efficient and effective Health Care Delivery in the rural areas which Adamawa State performed creditably well.
On the Sports development, the Honourable Commissioner Ministry of Youths and Sports Barrister Suleiman Aliyu Zumo said the state had successful host the first ever National Olympic Committee meeting and election in the state recently.
He also highlighted that Adamawa State was able to won a Silver and Bronse medals in Cheese and Scrables games during the National sports festival in Abuja recently.
Barrister Suleiman Aliyu Zumo however said that Governor Muhammad Umar Jibrilla has associated in getting the Two awards from the Nigerian Olympic Committee and for being Olympic friendly Governor as well as for participation the National Sports project where Adamawa State participated fully during the Sports festival, stressing that it is a very good development in the Areas of sports in the state.