The Kano State government has said that all arrangements have been made to introduce Healthcare support programme to cater for women and children in the state.
According to a statement issued to PRIME TIME NEWS on Thursday by the information officer Karaye Emirate Council, Hurana Gunduwawa, the Executive Secretary of the state contributory Healthcare management agency Dr. Halima Muhammad Mijinyawa made the disclosure during an advocacy visit to the Emir of Karaye Alhaji Dr. Ibrahim Abubakar II in his palace.
Dr. Halima Majinyawa maintained that, the scheme is in addition to the workers and individuals Healthcare contribution programme already on the ground.
The Executive Secretary announced that, government has already committed millions of Naira for the engagement of ten thousand women and ten thousand children across the forty four local government councils of the state.
She however stated that, Women and children from fifteen local authorities identified with high rate of poverty among the local councils will take the lion share of participation in the scheme.
The Executive Secretary however stressed the need for the traditional rulers in state to give their tremendous support for the scheme to yield fruitful results.
Emphhasizing that, traditional rulers are the essential tooks for the success of government’s policies and programmes in view of their proximity to people.
Responding, the Emir of Karaye Alhaji Dr. Ibrahim Abubakar II reaffirmed the emirate readiness to support any policy aimed at transforming people’s living.
The Emir has therefore enjoined husbands in the emirate to embrace the programme for their maximum benefit.
Emir Abubakar II hailed Ganduje’s led administration for commitments on health and other sectors of public interest.