The Nigerian Government said that it is in top gear to intervene in the country’s health care sector by assisting the country to fix its dilapidated health system ravaged by prolonged war.
Nigeria’s Federal Minister for Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, promised over the weekend that his government is ready to rigorously engaged the Republic of South Sudan in tackling many of its fallen health care system.
Adewole gave the assurance in Abuja during a meeting of high level ministerial team led by Health Minister, Dr. Riek Gai Kok.
Prof Adewole stated that all the challenges besieging the country’s health sector would be attended to by the Nigerian government as part of its intervention in that country.
He explained that Nigeria would deploy the resources at its disposal both human and capital towards making sure that the obstacles are reduced to the barest minimum.
According to Adewole, “We are willing to support you, it is our duty, it is only Africans that can develop Africa, and we have to do it.”
Earlier, Dr Riek acknowledged the contributions and vital role played by Nigeria during the country’s struggle for independence, describing it as immeasurable and dependable
Kok said: “For those of you who may not know, Nigeria has been supporting the course of the people of South Sudan, before its conception. In 1990s all the way until the birth of the new nation in 2011, Nigeria played a pivotal role in the search for just and lasting peace.”