Govt distributes drugs to secondary schools



The Bauchi State Government said on Thursday that it has purchased drugs worth millions of naira for distribution to all secondary schools in the state.

The state Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Alhaji Nasurudeen Mohammed, disclosed this known in Bauchi while handing over the drugs to officials of the State Primary Health Care Development Agency (PHCDA).

Mohammed, who did not give the exact quantity and cost of the drugs, explained that the purchase of the drugs was informed by shortage of the commodity in some health facilities in the state.

He said that the gesture was also to complement the efforts of the State Ministry of Health considering the pathetic condition of the health sector inherited by the present administration.

Mohammed noted that the action was further necessitated following the recent death of a female student of Government…

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