Obasanjo establishes foundation to fight health challenges




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DUTSE – Former said on Monday Dutse, Jigawa , that he had established a Foundation to fight some health challenges and Africa.

Obasanjo told News Agency of (NAN) that Foundation was established to address non-communicable diseases like diabetes, hypertension, , sickle cell and Africa.

 pilot of Foundation was inaugurated by Obasanjo on Monday at a Primary in Kudai, Dutse in Jigawa.

He said the Foundation would also promote girl child in .

According to him, girl child is paramount to the foundation because of the role of women in the society.

The former said that the Foundation would give special attention to youth unemployment, adding that unemployment was not only a problem in Nigeria but all over Africa.

“Today, about 60 percent of youths are unemployed, these people are either wholly unemployed or partially employed.

“If we do not attention to this problem, we are all sitting on a keg of gun powder,” he said. (NAN