Zamfara State Governor when meeting five councillors of Gusau Local Government Area, who withdrew from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to PDP Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) visited his residence in Gusau, made known that plans are being made to build 247 modern primary health centers.
Matawalle stated that all arrangements have been put in place for construction to start. He explained that the health centers will admit and treat patients with minor illnesses to reduce the hardships encountered by rural dwellers in covering long distances in search of medical attention.
The governor reassured that his administration is determined to improve the people’s standard of living, he encouraged the councillors that their constituents will benefit from his administration’s development strides.
Matawalle expressed his happiness that the councillors joined the PDP, and assured them of equal treatment and opportunity. He donated N10 million and a car each of the four leaders of physically-challenged persons in the state. He also promised to sponsor 100 of their children into quality schools, including studies abroad. Matawalle equally ordered for the renovation and upgrading of their associations’ secretariat in Gusau.
At the Government House, the governor made the donations to four associations of the physically-challenged. He urged them to continue being God-fearing and support the government, especially with prayers.
Former Deputy Governor Ibrahim Wakkala praised Governor Matawalle for his concern to the disabled. He added that their prayers are acceptable to God. Leaders of the disabled, Shehu Fada (lepers); Usman Kurma (deaf); Abdulkadir Na Kaka (blind) and Ibrahim Sani (cripples), appreciated Governor Matawalle for his concern and care to the physically-challenged.