By Baba Shehu Oscu, Bauchi
The Chairman of an Abuja-based organization, Lautech Solutions Limited, Alhaji Hussain Bokane, has donated hospital equipments worth over N250million to Bauchi State Government.
Alhaji Hussaini told Bauchi State Government officials recently in Abuja that the gesture was to compliment the efforts of the state governor at ensuring effective provision of healthcare services to the people of the state.
He observed that most public hospitals in Nigeria lack the needed equipment for their services and he made the donation to assist Governor Bala Mohammed address some of the challenges facing the state health sector.
Bokane said the organization has embarked on supporting state governors to improve the standard of health in their respective states for the well-being of their people.
The chairman who appealed for judicious utilization of the donated commodities, applauded a close political ally to the Governor in the state, Alhaji Sanin Malam for facilitating the donation.
The leader of the delegation, Alhaji Sanin Malam recalled that the organization had contributed immensely in supporting the state government through donations of various hospital commodities.
Alhaji Malam who described the gesture as a welcome development, appealed to the state governor to consider the organization as partner in progress.
On his part, the Permanent Secretary, state Ministry of Health, Dr Yahaya Yarima said the donated equipments would assist in addressing shortage of facilities in hospitals across the state.
He said he spent over 30 years working in various government hospitals this is the first time he came across such kind gesture from an individual.
The Permanent Secretary enjoined well-to-do individuals and corporate bodies to join hands in improving the healthcare status of Nigerians for better society.