KNSG partners NGO’s to provide limbs to 190 amputies
Kano state government has provided artificial limbs to 190 people with amputated limbs free.
The state Governor, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje disclosed this while supervising the exercise, organized by Kano state government in collaboration with Tolaram Foundation and JIBWIS, at Muhammadu Buhari Specialist Hospital, Giginyu in the state capital.
The Governor was represented by his Deputy, Alhaji Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna.
“the gesture will restore hope of living with minimal physical challenges”.
Dr. Ganduje commended Tolaram foundation for its commitment to charity, assuring of the government’s support and cooperation for the successful delivery of the programme.
The Governor also reiterated his administration’s resolve to continue to attach more priority to the health sector through, among others, equipping major hospitals with modern facilities, with a view to ensuring effective health care delivery system.
He, therefore, called on the clients to utilize the limbs provided to them well, as they would restore a significant part of their ability to conduct their day-to-day activities smoothly.
Earlier in his remarks, the state commissioner of health, Dr Kabir Ibrahim Getso said Kano state in collaboration with Talaram Foundation and JIBWIS provided the intervention free to the clients with the amputated limbs in the state.
On his part, the coordinator of the Foundation Dr Usman Idris Funtua explained that Kano state is one of the states in 19 northern states that have been sponsoring the programme.
He added that the Foundation in its five years activities in the country had donated three thousand, seven hundred and ninety one prosthetic limbs to the amputies as Kano state benefited most in the programme.
Some of the beneficiaries who had benefited from the programme in the state expressed their profound appreciation to the state government, Toleram foundation and JIBWIS for the gesture accorded to them.
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