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In Kebbi Govt to rehabilitate psychiatric hospital

It said that Governor Atiku Bagudu also addressed staff and patients during the visit promising to ensure affordable healthcare delivery, especially in the rural settlements.

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The Kebbi State Government said on Saturday that it planned to rehabilitate the Turai Yar'adua Psychiatric Hospital to ease hardship faced by patients, medical and administrative personnel.

A statement signed by Alhaji Abubakar Mua'azu, Press Secretary to the Governor, on Saturday in Birnin Kebbi, said the governor made the promise while inspecting the hospital.

It said that Governor Atiku Bagudu also addressed staff and patients during the visit promising to ensure affordable healthcare delivery, especially in the rural settlements.

According to the statement, Bagudu also promised to rehabilitate infrastructure, build patient wards, deploy medical and administrative personnel and ensure that adequate and required drugs are provided.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the hospital attends to patients once a week while those who require admission are referred to other specialists hospitals.

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