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Kano govt moves To Strengthen Bilateral Relationship with Saudi Arabia



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– – – appeals for support in health, education and other humanitarian services.

Kano state government has indicated interest in strengthening bilateral relationship with Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for the benefit of the duo governments.

Governor Alhaji Abba Kabir Yusuf dropped the hint when he received the Saudi Arabian Consul in Kano ,His Excellency Khalid Ahmad Al-adamawi in company of the country’s coordinator of Muslim World League, Dr Salisu Ismaila at the government house.

The Governor appreciated the visit and solicited for the increase of scholarship by Saudi Arabian government to Kano indigenes to either study or further their education in Saudi Arabian universities.

Alh Abba Kabir Yusuf further prayed for the actualisation of a dream of establishing a medical University and a teaching hospital as it is an initiative which according to the Governor will cater for the medical needs of many people in Kano, neighbouring states and beyond..

He also seek the support in the area of reducing the number of out of schools children and reducing maternal mortality through the construction and renovations of classrooms and provision of medical equipment to public schools and hospitals respectively.

The consul,his excellency Khalid Ahmad Al-adamawi said that they visited the government house to brief the Governor on the on-going open heart surgery at Aminu Kano Teaching hospital (AKTH)sponsored by the World Muslim League with the support from King Salman humanitarian foundation that the foundation will soon establsh an open heart surgery center in Kano.

He added that, 550 cartons of dates have been distributed to people in the state and pledged to provide more assistance in the areas of health and water resources.

The World Muslim League Coordinator in Nigeria, Dr Salisu Ismail lamented the shortage of cardiac surgeons as there are only 4 qualified Cardiac surgeons in Northern Nigeria to manage many patients with heart problems an issue that is needed to be addressed in earnest.

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