Following the ongoing EU/UNICEF Hard to Reach Programme, no fewer than 1,050 settlements across the 21 Local Governments have been covered in Kebbi State.
Briefing newsmen shortly after the EU team leaders who took an official visit to hard to reach village Jadadi in Arewa Local Government, the Team leader of the hard to reach, Hajiya Ibrahim Hauwa Tahir said that out of over 2000 villages to be covered in kebbi State, 1,050 settlements have been done, by treating people with different illness.
She said that the aimed of the programme is to assist the less privileged most especially in the remote areas where people cannot have access to the hospitals.
Hauwa who was a registered midwife, commended the efforts of the EU/UNICEF for assisting peoples with illness adding that the programme has made a significant impact on the people most especially on the cases Malaria, ringing worm, maternal mortality, polio immunization, diahorial, PNC postnatal and other minor sickness.“people commended the efforts of the EU for reducing the suffering of the masses on healthcare services delivery, we do register child birth in order to have birth control number” she added.
Also speaking, the cloister officer in charge of the area, Jabbi Mohammed who also expressed happiness and joy over the programme and also the compliance by the people.He explained further that outreach program has help alot of people in the State because they don’t don’t have access to the hospitals.
“we do some test in order to identify the nature of the sickness they have been suffering for, people have been showing more concerned and commitment to this programme” he added.The village head of Jajadi, Abdulsallam Maigari, thanked the EU members for reducing their suffering while going for treatment.now, we want government to also do the same” he added.
Responding, the leader of the EU team and the head of Communication in Kaduna State Mr. Rabiu Musa commended the efforts of the health workers for ensuring that the healthcare services delivery has been provided to the people.“we are hear to access the work performance that was done, we are happy with what we saw” he added.