Kano Government sponsors surgery of 7 patients with intersex problem | The Guardian Nigeria News



Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje has received six patients with intersex problem sponsored by the Kano State Government to undego surgery at the Tetfund Centre of Excellence in Urology and Nephrology, Usman Danfodio University Sokoto.

The patients who were successfully treated were received by the governor during the state executive council meeting on Wednesday in Kano.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the government had earlier sponsored the surgery of one person, which was also done successfully.

Intersex is a group of conditions where there is a discrepancy between the external and internal genitals of a person.

Ganduje said that the state government would continue to fish outpatients and assist them to overcome their conditions.

According to him, the state government would institutionalise such gesture while embarking on a plan to establish a similar centre of excellence in the state.

“We will make sure we establish such centre in Kano in addition to the ongoing…

Source: Guardian Newspaper