Kebbi sanitation task force embarks on assessment of hospitals
The Kebbi State task force on environmental sanitation has tasked hospitals in the metropolis to improve health facilities in their premises.
The acting Chairman of the task force, Alhaji Bagudu Diggi, said this during a routine assessment and enforcement exercise to the hospitals.
Diggi described the sanitation of the state owned Sir Yahaya Memorial Hospital in the metropolis as satisfactory and urged the management to sustain cleanliness and hygienic toilets and wards as well as refuse collection and disposal.
The Chief Medical Director (CMD) of the hospital, Dr Jafar Muhammad, represented by hospital’s the Estate Manager, Malam Mohammed Illo, pledged to ensure a clean and healthy environment.
Diggi, who also led the delegation to the Federal Medical Centre, Birinin Kebbi, recommended provision of additional toilet facilities, incinerator and refuse dump site.
The CMD of the centre, Dr Abdullahi Ibrahim, also assured that the recommendation of the task force would be implemented