By Usman Usman Garba
Kano State government has assured African Development Bank (AfDB) that, the state could effectively partner with the bank in the area of vaccine production.
The assurance was given by the governor, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, when the President of the Bank, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, paid him a courtesy visit at Africa House, Government House, Kano, Saturday.
Amongst the areas touched by the bank President, that the financial outfit could support the state, to boost healthcare delivery system in the state.
Governor Ganduje said “You talked of vaccine production, we are ready to build synergy with you. Though we have our drug production agency. Where we produce many of our simple drugs here in Kano for consumption.”
H explained that “So it is a matter of studying that outfit and see how it can be improved. Because there are some rudimentary issues that are already there for the production of drugs. We really appreciate and welcome this development.”