Ministry for social dev’t rehabilitates mentally ill in Katsina
Katsina state Government has commenced the evacuation of destitute and mentally off the streets of the state.
This mope-up exercise took a team of men from the office of the Honorable Commissioner Ministry of Sport, Youths and Social Development, Honorable Sani Aliyu Danlami to communities in the state where mentally challenged persons were picked up and taken to rehabilitation center in Katsina for proper medical treatment.
During the exercise, government officials were seen moving the destitute into a waiting vehicle, while force and caution was applied on those unwilling to cooperate.
Katsina Post findings revealed that the development had reduced the number of ill person roaming the street in major cities across the state.
While speaking on the development, the Honorable Commissioner Ministry of Sport, Youths and Social Development, Honorable Sani Aliyu Danlami Honorable, explained that those evacuated were moved to rehabilitation homes and Psychiatric hospital where government will care of their medical treatment.
He further revealed that the government had so far evacuated over 176 mentally challenged persons off the street and are currently receiving treatment.
The Commissioner pointed out that all the evacuated destitute will re-united with their family when fully recovered.
Among the recovered patients, as monitored by our correspondent namely Abubakar Usman, Azima Abdullahi and Bilki Hassan commended the Katsina State government for reintegrating them back to the society.