Kano Gov frowns at dilapidated conditions of state owned teaching hospital


By Bashir Bello

KANO — Kano State Governor, Alh Abba Yusuf has expressed displeasure over the dilapidated conditions of the state government-owned Muhammad Abdullahi Wase Teaching hospital (MAWTH) and one of the busiest health facilities in the state.

The Governor frowned at the state of the facility when he led other top government functionaries on an unscheduled visit and on-the-spot assessment of the hospital over the weekend.

In a statement by the Chief Press Secretary, Sanusi Bature Dawakin-Tofa, the Governor was quoted saying, “as a teaching hospital for training medical professionals and provision of tertiary medical care, the hospital needs to be overhauled and expanded it’s services especially maternity services and care for the children.

“It is disheartening to meet the hospital that caters for the medical needs of thousands of patients daily in a condition uncomfortable for human inhabitation, a situation that needs to be checked and corrected,”…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper