The deplorable state of health facility for pregnant women in Kano LGA emerges online

Photos showing the deplorable condition of health facility in Tabanni community, Wagara ward, Tofa LGA in Kano state have been posted online

The photos were shared by the Citizens Advocacy Group, ‘TrackaNG’ in a post on the microblogging platform, Twitter.

According to ‘TrackaNG’, pregnant women travel a distance of 3 km to access the health facility for delivery.

The advocacy group also noted that the seedy health facility is the only one in the community.

The message reads: “SHOCKING!!! In Tabanni Community, Wagara Ward, Tofa LGA, Kano State, pregnant women walk a distance of 3 km to access a health facility during childbirth.

“The only health facility in the community is in a terrible state.”

Kano declares a public holiday

The Kano State Government has declared Monday August 1, 2022 as a day without work to mark the start of 1445 Islamic New Year (Hijrah).

State Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje in a statement signed by Information Commissioner Malam Muhammad Garba on Thursday therefore praised all Muslims in the state for the spiritual significance of the occasion which also calls for self-assessment.

He urged them to use the holiday to seek Allah’s forgiveness and pray for His intervention to save the nation from persistent security problems and improve the general well-being and progress of the state and the country in general.

Governor Ganduje assured the people of his administration’s resolve to continue steadfastly delivering on its promise to improve their standard of living through the execution of people-centred programs and projects.

He therefore called on those who have not yet obtained their voter card to do so.

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