Damaturu – Irked by the prevalence of kidney disease in Gashua town headquarters of Bade Local Government Area in Yobe State, Senator Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan has acquired two dialysis machines, which are to be installed at Federal Medical Centre, Nguru, in Yobe State.
Senator Lawan, elated to announce that two dialysis machines have been procured for Federal Medical Centre (FMC) Nguru, due to the prevalence of kidney disease, which are cutting short, lives of many people especially in Bade communities of Yobe State and the challenges of managing the problem.
Habu M. Kaku Personal Assistant to the Senator revealed to Independent via a statement.
According to him, “Senator Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan (SAIL) Youth Empowerment Foundation is elated to announce that two (2) Dialysis Machines have been procured for Federal Medical Centre (FMC) Nguru”.
“The installation of the machines is expected to commence as soon as the Water Treatment is completed. The construction of the Water Treatment plant is ongoing.”
He further explained that the structural work of the laboratory has reached completion stage.
“The machine (Laboratory) when functional, will help in discovering the heavy metal in the kidney, according to Experts acquainted with the disease.
“All of these were fruits of the leadership provided by our Leader, Distinguished Senator Lawan, PhD, CON, Dan Masanin Bade, who has taken it upon himself to intervene and facilitate the state of the art medical equipment that will solve the challenge of renal disease ravaging our Society over the years.”
He urged the people of constituent to continue praying and support the Senate Majority Leader in order to reap more democracy dividend and efforts towards making our society a healthy one.
INDEPENDENT gathered that 15 percent of those who go to University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital for health care, which translates to 15 percent of the catchment area in general and by extension the population in the data in 2007 as it was published in 2009, were found significant numbers of the patients are from one community in Yobe State-the Bade community in Gashua.