Shehu Sani Join Medical Personnel in I,000 Metres Walk to Mark World Oral Health Day

Shehu Sani Join Medical Personnel in I,000 Metres Walk to Mark World Oral Health Day

…Sponsors 1000 Women , Children  for Free Teeth Cleaning , Treatment 

By Our Reporter

As Nigeria joins the world to celebrate World Oral Health Day, Senator Representing Kaduna Central , Senator Shehu Sani on Monday in Kaduna  joined group of medical personnel in the state on a one thousand meter walk to comm


emorate the day.

The walk ,which started from NEPA to Leventis Roundabout and back to NEPA Roundabout ,according to Hajiya Maryam Abubakar , Director , Womanhood School of Health Sciences was organised create awareness for a good dental care .

Fielding questions from journalists shortly after the walk , the Senator , who is the Chairman , House Committee on Foreign and Domestic debt , said his decision to join the walk was out of concern that every aspect of live matter a lot .

 He however, said as part of his contribution to promoting good oral health  , one thousand women and children have  sponsored to undergo free teeth cleaning and treatment at Women School of Health Sciences clinic ,Kaduna .

While noting  that oral health has become a major concern to the world and Nigeria is not an exception , the lawmaker said , “I believe by marking this day ,we can create awareness on need to take oral health very serious. And the very need for the vulnerable to be take care of by the government.”

He also emphasised the  need for political leaders like him to do everything they can to improve the health sector in Nigeria.

“The time in which billions of dollars spent  by the political elite to seek for health care outside are over .

“Nigeria is facing serious economic challenges, more so, that with the population of over  175 million people and foreign reserve less than 27 billion dollars ,I think we must save our foreign reserve by looking inwards .” 

The Senator , who expressed dismay over poor state of health  in Nigeria , said governments at all levels must ensure that more hospitals are built ,  employ more medical personnel  and provide the necessary medical facilities that will make Nigerians stay here and get sound medical attention .

“It doesn’t make sense when we say we have revamped our health sector andIhglllollllwe travel out of the country to seek medical attention .

“Contries like Egypt, Dubai, Germany, Malaysia Indonesia , United States and western europe have taken so much of our foreign reserve .

” I think it is high time we looked inward to conserve our foreign reserves and to help support our public health system .”He stated


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