By Abdallah el-Kurebe
Sokoto State Government has expressed her preparedness to partner with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) for developing the state.
Speaking when he received the USAID Mission Director, Michael Harvey at Government House, Sokoto on Wednesday, Governor Aminu Tambuwal said that the state government was ready to collaborate with the Agency in the areas of education, social development, business development, healthcare development, agriculture, etc.
He emphasised that the state government was working for the removal of all legal impediments for accelerated healthcare development.
Tambuwal specifically requested for USAID’s intervention in the areas of healthcare delivery, job creation, training and retraining of manpower, agriculture and other sectors.
Harvey earlier said that Sokoto State was facing challenges in the areas of education and healthcare services.
“We look forward to helping Sokoto government so that changes would be seen on the lives of the people,” he said.