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Psychiatric patients most vulnerable – Commissioner

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HUSSAINI Yero
The Commissioner of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management Fa’ika Ahmad has described patients with psychiatric issues as most vulnerable that require topmost social attention.
She made the pronouncement Friday while presenting assistance of food items to psychiatric patients at Psychiatric Hospital Anka.
 Fa’ika explains that the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management is been committed to ensuring effective cushioning of hardships being experienced by the victims of banditry, desaster and vulnerable people.
She therefore appeals to the general public to be supportive in assisting psychiatric patients who are hospitalized and those in respective communities with a view to improving their mental health.
“The Commissioner further assures Governor Bello Matawalle’s commitments towards ensuring effective mandate implementation of the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management.
While receiving the food items, the Executive Chairman Zamfara State Hospital Services Management Board Dr. Bashir Maru appreciates the ministry for taking into consideration the plight of psychiatric patients in the state and pledges diligent utilization of the commodities.
The Commissioner has inspected the distribution exercise of foodstuff to 31 victims of banditry in Ruwan Doruwa town of Maru Local to Area.

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23 year old die inside well

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A twenty three year old person reportedly fell inside a well in Tukwi community of Danbatta local government area of Kano state.

In a statement signed by the state fire service public relations officer, PSF Saminu Yusif Abdullahi revealed that the victim Anas Ya’u was assisting his friend to build a house of his own when the incident occuredThe body was retrieve from the well and was later confirmed dead 

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Ganduje to tackle spread of communicable diseases accross Kano

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Kano State government will tackle the spread of communicable diseases across the 44 local governments councils of the Kano state. The Commissioner for local government and chieftaincy affairs Lamin Sani Zawiyya has disclosed

The commissioner who was represented by the director administration and general services of the ministry, Alhaji Muttaka Iliyasu Yakasai while flagging off the distribution of covid 19 materials at the ministry’s premises further explained that the distribution of the items is to ensure that people continue to form the habit of sanitizing their body and environment regularly.

The commissioner urged the 44 LGAs heads of WESH department to make sure that the items provided to them reaches the intended destination .

The deputy director water environment and sanitation hygiene, Hajiya Saddika Faruk said the monthly distribution of the COVID 19 materials is part of the effort being made across the state which is aim at sanitizing the environments.

She called on the people of the state to always visit hospital and other health facilities and report any symptoms of Diphtheria and other diseases for taking prompt actions.

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Boy 14 rescued by fire service men from pond die in hospital

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Ashafa Ibrahim fourteen years old was drowned in a pond sorounded by hot rice chaps, rescued by the men of Kano state fire service was pronounced dead by medical experts.

The fourteenth year old is a student of an Islamic school who fell in an open still water around 12:26 pm at Danzaki Ramin Kwarin mai Kaca.

The victim was successfully retrieved from the pond with high degree of burnt on his body, rescued unconscious but later confirmed dead.

An eye witness confirmed that the victim fell into the hot rice dust and into the water. 

Corpse victim handed over to Ward head of Danzaki village while the cause of the incident is under investigation.

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