Kogi First Lady Hails Idah Group on Unity

Wife of kogi governor Hajia Halima Wada has commended Udama Chukpghiu (unity is strength) women group association for their dogged supports to the development of Kogi. She commended the women group at the fund raising ceremony organized by the women at Idah local government area on Monday in Lokoja, Kogi state capital.

She said she appreciates the group for their support and corporation to the present administration. She assured the group her support and partnership on any of their activities that will help move the state towards development and growth stating tat women cannot be over emphasized in any administration. She promised to support the group and carry the group along with her pet project Kogi women empowerment network (KOWEN) in order to empower the women group stating that “empowering women is empowering a family”.

She has urged the women group not to relent in their selfless effort and that effort is recognized and valued as the present government is poised to transform their lives generally.

In a remark the house of assembly representing Idah constituency hon. Harunna Musa commended the women group for being a strong pillar in the state to the people’s Democratic Party lead administration in the state and country at large.

He commended the governor’s wife for honoring the women by attending their fund raising ceremony and prayed that god reward her abundantly. Speaking at the occasion the chairperson Udama-Chupahiu women group Hajia Eke Harunna said the purpose of the meeting is to raise fund for the enhancement of the activities of the group.

She appealed to the wife of the governor to support the group and carry them along in her administration as they are fully in support of her administration. end Free Health Services in Kogi, “Dividend of Democracy” says Commissioner Commissioner of health Dr Idriss Omede said the ongoing free medical service put in place by Kogi state government is a dividend of democracy to be enjoyed by the people of Kogi.

He stated this to the news agency of Nigeria in Lokoja on Monday He said over 70-80 percent of the population of the people in the rural area have various health difficulties that they don’t have a means and cannot readily get a solution to on their own.

He stated that in a means to ensure that life is comfortable and improve the quality of life of the people of the state the governor Capt Idriss Wada has provided free medical services across the state for all to benefit from.

He said the free medical service has been scheduled for the people in three phases quarterly across the year to attend to medical situations in the rural area by taking the medical officials to them at their area stating that the second phase of the services has just commenced.

He urged the people of Kogi to try and benefit from all the health services Kogi state government has made available for its people. He also thanked the health officials that have been working selflessly to give care and attention to these people in the rural area for their effort towards making the program a success in the state.

He said the state government is making all effort to fix the state hospital both infrastructural and health facilities because best of health services cannot be achieved without this two basic facilities in the state. He said the state government has started has started the ongoing construction of a state diagonistic centre for the people of the state to get good radio, investigative and diagonistic services.

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