- Shehu Sani has completed one of the projects he started as a senator in Kaduna state
- Sani commissioned a primary health care centre while still a member of the Senate in the 8th National Assembly
- With the latest commissioning, a total of 7 primary health care centres have been built by the senator
There was excitement at Angwan Katuka community in Birinin Gwari local area of Kaduna state on Wednesday, December 16 following the commissioning of a primary health care centre built by Senator Shehu Sani.
Sani who represented the Kaduna Central senatorial district in the 8th Senate started the project while he was still a senator.
Legit.ng gathered Senator Shehu Sani also built primary health care centres at H/Damani, Malam Bello, and Rigachikwu in lgabi local government area of the state, as well as in Kaduna South local government area.
Also, Bagado community, in Chikun local government area of Kaduna state, was launched by the first civilian governor of Kaduna state, late Alhaji Balarabe Musa, among other centres across the central senatorial zone.
The Birinin Gwari local government council chairman, the Yerima Birinin Gwari, among other personalities graced the commissioning ceremony.
Meanwhile, Nigeria's minister of health, Osagie Ehanire, recently directed that isolation and treatment centres in the country be prepared for reopening over the recent rising cases of COVID-19 in the country.
The minister disclosed that Nigeria may be on the verge of a second wave judging by the increase in the number of confirmed cases in the last few days.
Recently, the minister announced that Nigerians should expect to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by the end of January 2021.
Ehanire made the comment on Wednesday, December 16, during the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Council Chamber of the State House, Abuja.
He said a technical working group in the ministry of health is already working on which vaccine will best suit Nigeria.
In a related development, Nigeria’s daily count of coronavirus infections hit a new record high on Wednesday, December 16, as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced nearly 1,000 cases confirmed across 22 states, including the Federal Capital Territory.
The federal health agency confirmed 930 new cases in its latest update which was released via its official Twitter handle, @NCDCgov.
The NCDC's data indicates that the latest figure is the highest number of infections recorded in a single-day count since the first case was confirmed in February.
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