Kano - The Kano state government has sealed up two
private hospitals in the state, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)
This is contained in a statement issued by the Public Relations
Officer of the state Ministry of Health, Malam Isma’ila Gwammaja..
It named the two hospitals as Taimako Nursing and Maternity Home in
Tiga and Rahama Nursing and Maternity in Chiromawa, saying they were
sealed for inefficiency.
The statement said the Special Adviser to the state Governor on
Private Hospitals, Dr Salisu Ibrahim, expressed dismay over the state of
He noted that it was worrisome to see that some private hospitals employed the service of just one medical doctor.
"The present administration has placed high premium on effective
health service provision and it will not condone any violation regarding
effective healthcare services," Ibrahim said.
NAN reports that the Special Adviser had been monitoring the state of
private hospitals in the state, an act which had led to the closure of
some of the hospitals.