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Zamfara to spend N64m on construction of VVF, SARC centres

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By Ishaq Zaki

The Zamfara Government in collaboration with the World Bank will support the construction of Vesico Vaginal Fistula (VVF) Centre and Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) in the General Hospital Gusau.


The General Manager, state’s Community and Social Development Agency (CSDA), Umar Nakwada disclosed this on Thusday in Gusau at a pre-project implementation training for Community Project Management Committees (CPMCs) from the three benefiting communities.


The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the benefiting communities are: Bakin Total, Kantin Daji and Kofar Yangwanjo in Gusau Local Government Areas of the state.


Nakwada noted that the participants of the training were members of CPMCs from the three communities.


“All the projects would be supported by Result Area 1 of the Nigeria COVID-19 Action Recovery and Economic Stimulus (NG-CARES) in the state,” he added.


The general manager noted that the training was aimed to educate the participants and improve their capacity on how to ensure effective implementation of the projects in their respective communities.


According to him, the projects which are to cost over N64 million will commence soon.


Nakwada urged the participants to ensure transparency and accountability while implementing the projects.


“As CPMCs members and participants of this training, you are responsible to implement all the approved projects in your respective communities,” he added.


NAN further reports that during the training; various papers were presented on roles and responsibilities of the CPMC members, conflict resolution and environmental safeguard.


Other papers are: book keeping, stores management, report writing as well as monitoring and evaluation. (NAN)(www.nannews.ng)

Edited by Benson Iziama/Julius Toba-Jegede

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