MTN Foundation donates free drugs to pregnant women, children in Musawa L.G

Katsina state ministry of health collaboration with the MTN foundation has flagged off distribution of free drugs to pregnant women and children under 5 years in Musawa Local Government Area. The state commissioner of health Dr. Mariyatu Bala Usman who was represented by the Director Public Health Dr. Sani Sule Imam said the distribution will be expanded to other local government of the state. The commissioner however urged the people affected to cooperate with the government’s policies in other to achieve desired objectives. In his remark, the director operation of…






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Wife of Governor Masari donates sikcle cell drugs to Daura General Hospital

The wife of Katsina state governor, Hajiya Zakiya Masari, has donated sickle-cells drugs to the Daura general Hospital. Zakiya, who, presented the drugs to the medical director of the hospital, Dr Muhammad Nafiu in Daura on Wednesday, said the drugs were mainly for patients suffering from the skill-cell anemia disease. She said the drugs were 50 catons which comprised of polic acid, paladrin, paracetamol syrup, vitamin c and Ibu profen tablets. He said the decision to donate the drugs was borne out of effort to support skill-cells patients with a…






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Opposition party instigated intending pilgrims to protest against us – Katsina Gov’t

The Executive Secretary of the Katsina State Pilgrims Welfare Board, Muhammad Abu Rimi, has blamed the opposition behind a protest over delay in the 4th flight of intending pilgrims from the state. But the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) distanced itself from the protest, saying that it was a clear sign of failure on the part of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Pilgrims on the 4th flight had alleged going through undue hardship of sleeping on the floor following the delay at the airport. Speaking on the matter, Rimi…






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It is unfortunate that Katsina APC could not handle ‘only’ 4,000 pilgrims successfully – PDP

The PDP chairman in Katsina State Salisu Majigiri said it was regrettable that the APC could not handle only 4,000 pilgrims in the state without showing revealing its incompetence. The chairman of the opposition party in the state was reacting to the Executive Secretary of the Katsina State Pilgrims Welfare Board, Muhammad Abu Rimi, who was reported to have put the blamed on PDP regarding the unfortunate protests by intending pilgrims over delay in the 4th flight of intending pilgrims from the state. Alhaji Salisu Majigiri also added that this…






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Katsina, Daura Emir tasks Katsina Pilgrims Board on smooth conduct of 2017 Hajj exercise

The emir of Katsina has charged board members state pilgrims welfare board to be dedicated for the success of 2017 hajj exercise in the state. Abdulmumini made the call when he receives members of the board under its chairman Alhaji Salisu Ado Shinkafi on an advocacy visit. The emir express confidence in the ability of the members to discharge their responsibilities inview of the composition of its members. The board members have also made the similar visit to the emir of Daura Alhaji Umar Farouk Umar were he advise them…






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