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USAID Donates Teaching Aids to SSCS, Others in Sokoto

by Isiyaku Ahmed
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USAID - Sokoto

Musa Na Allah Sokoto

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), through the Health Workforce Management (HWM), has donated teaching aids worth millions of Naira to the Sokoto State College of Nursing Sciences (SSCS) and other health-related institutions in the state.

The State Technical Director of the Health Workforce Management, (HWM) Mrs. Naomi Waziri made this known at the presentation of the donated items to the management of the state college of nursing sciences in e brief ceremony held on the college premises.

The ceremony will remain evergreen in the memories of management and students of the benefiting schools, says the HWM director.

The health workforce management has in its bid to support the Sokoto government procured teaching Aids worth millions of Naira and donated to four Health Training Institutions in the state.

The benefiting institutions are the college of Nursing sciences Tambuwal, Sultan Abdurrahman School of health Gwadabawa, College of Nursing and Midwifery Sciences Sokoto, and Alhuda college of Nursing sciences which is a private health tertiary institution in the State.

The objective of the intervention is to promote the Nigerian Health system and build the capacity of the students in the health institutions.

On its part, the state government has described the gesture by USAID/ HWM as commendable and worthy of emulation by other non-governmental organizations in the state.

Some of the donated items on display

In their separate goodwill remarks dignitaries at the event commended Health Workforce management for its giant strides towards building the capacity of students in the health institutions.

Waziri said the program is projected to cover some health institutions in Sokoto, Kebbi, Zamfara, and the Federal capital territory Abuja, adding that the donated items would improve the capacity of students and their tutors

She explained that the donation was part of the USAID-HWM efforts to encourage learning in health institutions in the aforementioned states and FCT.

“The plan was to enhance students learning with ease, USAID-HWM has provided the needed support to the state government through intervention in health institutions with a view to provide adequate manpower for the state’s health sector.

In her remarks, the State Commissioner for higher education professor Aisha Madawaki Isah, expressed appreciation for the support which she said would argue the state government’s efforts to provide needed health-related teaching Aids in institutions across the state.

Madawaki, further assured the nongovernmental organization of the state of increased working synergy with all donor agencies operating in the state

She commended the HWM for the laudable support and urged students to take advantage of the new teaching aids provided to the college, saying that the ministry would also ensure judicious use of all items provided.

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