Sokoto to partner India on education — Wamakko

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– Gov. Aliyu Wamakko state has called for with the government to establish Faculty Health at the state owned university, to train manpower in the health sector.

The made the call Monday in when Mr Ghanashyl Ajjarnpurrangaiah, the High Commissioner to Nigeria, made him a courtesy call.

He said if established, the proposed faculty would train students in medicine and pharmacy to operate the various health institutions in the state.

He said government had taken measures to establish a science university to train students in science subjects.

Earlier the High Commissioner had informed the India had completed arrangement to establish hospitals in Sokoto State to address the healthcare needs the people.

“We will continue to assist the government in its efforts to provide qualitative and effective healthcare services to the people by establishing hospitals in the state,” he said.

He said that the government had also completed arrangement to operate direct flight Nigeria to reduce the air fares being paid by Nigerians seeking medical attention in India.

In a related , the Argentina Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Gustavo Dzugala, also visited Gov. Wammako.

The envoy said he was in the state to inspect agricultural jointly being executed by the state government and government.

He said that completion of the would enhance the socio-economic and political growth of the two nations.

Responding Gov. Wamakko said the in the area of agriculture was to make the state self reliant in food production. (NAN)