PHIL OKOSE, Onitsha
Anambra State Commissioner for Transport, Hon. Uchenna Okafor, has hinted that with the ban of motorcycles in Awka, the state capital and Onitsha, the commercial nerve centre, by Governor Willie Obiano, crimes especially armed robbery, have greatly reduced in the state.
Lagos State Commissioner for Information, Steve Ayorinde, has advised fathers to allow their babies enjoy the period of breastfeeding.He said this in a message to a Breastfeeding Awareness Campaign organised by the Lagos chapter of the Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ)/.
No fewer than 200 off-grid houses in Obayantor 1 community, Edo State, have been provided with access to clean and affordable power supply courtesy of the Bank of Industry (BoI) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) 24KW solar micro-grid scheme.
•As Tambuwal distributes anti-malaria commodities
Kano State Commissioner for Health, Dr Kabiru Getso, said the state recorded about 22,000 deaths in 2015 due to malaria attacks.
The commissioner spoke in Kano at a news conference to mark the World Malaria Day.
The Plateau Commissioner for Solid Mineral Resources, Alhaji Abdullahi Abbas, has decried the neglect of host communities by mining companies in the state.
DONALD KUMUN, Makurdi
Worried by the poor state of services and negligence by some doctors and health personnel in public health institutions across the state, the Benue State House of Assembly has summoned the Medical Director of Federal Medical Centre, Makurdi, Dr Peteru Inuduu and the state Commissioner for Health and Human Services, Dr. Mrs. Cecilia Ojabo to appear before it on the 31st of August.