Adamawa State: Muhammadu Jibrilla donates 5m medical bill for kidney patients.
Governor of Adamawa State, Muhammadu Jibrilla has donated N5 million to a victim of kidney removal Isa Hamma who is on dialysis at the Federal Medical Centre Yola. Hamma’s kidney was removed last month at the Jimeta Clinic and Maternity.
The payment is for the surgery for another kidney transplant in Kano.The governor while presenting the cash to the victim at his hospital bed at Federal Medical Centre (FMC) Yola, has said that the gesture was based on humanitarian ground. “I decided to assist the patient with five million naira (N5m) the cost of the kidney transplant to be performed in Kano and it is personal based on humanitarian ground. Governor Jibrilla lauded the action taken by both the security agents and the National Medical Association to sanction the doctor and his hospital adding that government will await outcome of the committee earlier put in place by the ministry on the matter.
Commissioner of Health, Dr. Fatima Atiku, thanked the governor for the show of concern saying the action has given hope to the patient and his family.