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Bauchi, UNICEF renovate 43 PHCs


The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), in collaboration with Bauchi State Government, has renovated 43 Primary Healthcare Centres (PHCs) in the state, according to Governor Bala Mohammed.

Mohammed, who made this known during the commencement of a “two-day retreat” for members of the state executive council, special advisers, permanent secretaries and other political appointees in Itas/Gadau Local Council of the state, said the move was to ensure that each of the 323 electoral wards in the state was equipped with one functional PHC centre to aid residents access healthcare within a short distance.

Mohammed also revealed that his administration would in 2020 build a brand new N500 million Hajj Camp to alleviate the problems pilgrims often faced; and ensure efficiency in hajj management.

He said that his administration would also reconstitute both Muslim and Christian Pilgrims’ Boards and involve religious bodies in decision-making for all-inclusive operations of religious programmes in the state.

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