El-Rufai Signs Agreement To Improve MNCH2

Kaduna State Deputy Governor, Architect Barnabas Bala Bantex (right) during the signing of the agreement


Kaduna State Government led by Governor Nasir Ahmad el-Rufai on Thursday signed an agreement on Transition Programme of Maternal, Newborn and Child Health – MNCH2 to improve health sector in the state.

The Deputy Governor, represented His Excellency, Governor Nasir Ahmad el-Rufai who received a High Level DFID team on Thursday in Government House Kaduna.

The Deputy Governor said the relationship between the Kaduna State and United States is a continuation of  relationship that has brought accelerated development not only in health sector but in education, health and generally agriculture, as a beneficial relationship across the state.

“They have come to signed agreement between the State Government, he assured them that Kaduna state government will ensured that with or without them they will continued to sustained the relationship between them, he said.

The Deputy Governor show appreciation as they are not taking this for granted because the state government are the beneficiaries of the great partnership and it has brought about cooperate governance.

He said the quality and quantity of drugs and the facilities brought into the state has brought about great participants in the clinic.

Bantex described the attendance  as massively increase in the clinic because of the solar energy provided their is no  fear of utilizing this health facilities be it day or night, as most women delivered at night,  this are many areas of relationship we’ve hard with them, he added.

The Deputy Governor on behalf of the State Government thanked Her Majesty, the Queen of England and the DFID team for their support in the areas of partnership in governance, Education, Health and Agriculture.

The leader of the delegation, The Rt Honourable Penny Morduit MP,  Her Majesty’s Secretary of State for International Development said, they were in Kaduna State to sign an agreement on Transition Programme of Maternal, Newborn and Child Health – MNCH2.

She commended the state government for partnership with them as this will create job opportunities for young people in the state, she said.


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