From Adam Muhammad, Gusau
The Zamfara state Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development, Dr Nafisa Muhammad Maradun has reiterated her ministry and it’s counterpart ministry of health readiness to work hand in hand with members of the Nigerian Medical Association NMA to boost healthcare delivery services in the state.
She however assured members of the Nigerian Medical Association that she and her colleague, the Commissioner for Health Dr Aisha M.Z Anka will never disappoint them in their representation as members of Zamfara State Executive Council.
Ministry of Women affairs and Social Development Suleiman Isah said in a statement made available to Hotpen that Dr Nafisa made the disclosure at a dinner organized by the Nigerian Medical Association to Honour their nomination by the state Governor Dr Dauda Lawal to serve as members of the State Executive Council.
“This is the first time that two female doctors have been nominated as members of the State Executive Council with a mandate to over see the affairs of two sensitive Ministries, namely Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development, and we are grateful. ” The Commissioner further disclosed.
She also reassured Governor Dauda Lawal that they will reciprocate the gesture by complementing his efforts to bring positive changes and developments to the State.
In a remark, the Chief Medical Director of the Federal Medical Centre Gusau, Dr Bello Kotorkoshi expressed optimism that the nominated Medical Doctors were up to the task.
“Governor Dauda had made a right choice as it has started manifesting, and boldly there will be change of lives in such Ministries,” Dr. Kotorkoshi assured.
He urged all members of the Medical Association serving in the State to support the Commissioners and advised the Executive Council’s members not to hesitate to call members of the NMA at anytime they might require their assistance.
The Chief Medical Director appealed to the State Ministry of Women affairs and Social Development to extend its social welfare and social responsibilities to the victims of banditry as his Medical Centre receives casualty cases on daily basis.