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 MTN foundation Mr. Femi Ademora said the foundation gesture was aimed to assist Katsina government in its effort to reduce infant and pregnant women mortality rate across the state.
In his vote of thanks, the head of local government administration Alhaji Mukhtar Bakori said the program is timely considering how people of the area are in need of the assistance.
He called on people to cooperate with them in order to yield positive result to achieve the success of the program.