By:Ali Muhammed Zanna, Babagana Bukar Wakil, Maiduguri
Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum on Wednesday has commissioned five healthcare centres in Maiduguri metropolis.
The projects commissioned on Wednesday include four primary healthcare centres along Baga road, Njimtilo, 777 housing estate, and Abujan Talakawa, all of which were started from scratch, and an overhauled infectious disease hospital along Kirikasamma road.
Zulum also commissioned a township road at Abuja-Sheraton community before laying foundation for the construction of another 50-bed health centre in Wulari area of Maiduguri.
The Governor said that his administration aim to ensure that each of Borno’s 312 wards is provided with a primary healthcare centre in compliance with the standard of the World Health Organisation.
He said with the employment of hundreds of healthcare personnels by his administration, healthcare centres will be functional.
He also said that all the numerous healthcare centres built in the central, southern and northern parts of the state, will be equipped with competent staff.