Daniel Karlmax. Kaduna
The Chairman, Jema’a local Government Area Council Mr.Peter Danjuma Averik has reiterated the Council’s commitment toward providing quality and affordable health Care services to the people in the area for Growth and development.
Mr. Peter Averik Stated this on Thursday during a one day free medical service and official Flag-off of healthcare activities at Ungwan Yuli Clinic in Asso district, Jema’a LG, Kaduna State- Nigeria.
Represented by the Vice Chairman, Mr. Micah Ngboni Diggah, explained that the gesture was meant to symbolize the official commencement of health care activities at the community’s health Centre built by state government under the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) projects 2019.
He said, in addition to peace and security, his administration had expended a lot on the provision of primary health care services across communities in the local government.
Mr. Averik advised people to make good use of the facility and avoid open defecation and other unsanitary practices, while reminding them of the existing local government Legislative Council’s resolution which placed a fine of #20,000.00 for households without toilet facility.
The chairman also commended Governor Nasir Ahmad el-Rufai for providing the health clinic and assured him of people’s continued support and prayers to succeed in his mandate.
Speaking, the Director, Primary Health Care of the local government, Mrs. Rahab David who advised Ugwan Yuli and other surrounding communities to patronize the health care facility, said the clinic was well equipped with both modern facilities and qualified personnel.
She used the occasion to encourage staff serving at the facility to be diligent and committed in the discharge of their assignments adding that the local government would not tolerate negligence and unprofessional conduct.
In a remark, the District Head of Asso, Mr Barnabas Samaila commended Mr. Averik for his exemplified administrative commitment in areas of peace building, health care and community development.
Earlier, two Community leaders, Elder Yohanna Tijani and Andrew Manda thanked the council Chairman for siting the clinic in their community and assured him of the community’s unflinching support and goodwill to enable him succeed.
They decried shortage of teachers in the community primary school and requested for deployment of more teachers as well as provide them with secondary school to enhance education in the area.