Jigawa Govt shuts 3 health facilities


The Jigawa State Government has closed three private health facilities in the state for violating operational rules. Confirming this development to NAN, the Public Relations Officer in the state’s Ministry of Health, Malam Musa Aliyu,on Thursday in Dutse, said the private institutions were faulty of operational rules.

Aliyu, who explained reasons behind the closure,  said the directives came from the state Commissioner for Health, Dr Abba Zakari, who had inspected the facilities earlier on Feb. 16.

The spokesman listed the affected facilities as City Clinic in Hadejia; Taimakon Allah Scan in Jahun town and Ema Chini of Zago village in Kafin Hausa.

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He said the facilities were found to violate rules and regulations governing operation of private health practice in the state.

Aliyu quoted the commissioner as saying that the ministry will continue with such unscheduled inspection of private health facilities operating in the state.

According to him, the policy is to ensure they comply with the rules and regulations governing private health facilities for safe and proper healthcare delivery system. (NAN)


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