The Nasarawa State Community Service and Development Agency, CSDA, has built and equipped two Primary Healthcare Centres, PHCs, in two rural communities of Akwanga Local Government Area of Nasarawa State.
This was even as the agency has also built structures in some schools as well as bridges, sunk boreholes, connect some rural communities to the national grid and installed electricity transformers in such communities connected to the national grid.
Operation Manager of the NSCSDA, Hajiya Maimuna Usman, disclosed this yesterday to journalists at Risha village in Akwanga Local Government Area of the state, when she led officials of the agency on an inspection of the Risha and Ningo Primary Healthcare facilities, which have since commenced operations.
She said that the two Primary Healthcare Clinics built and equipped by the agency are sited in Risha and Ningo communities in Akwanga Local Government Area.
She said, “The agency also built blocks of classrooms, laboratory, library and examination hall at Otutu Primary School Garaku; Government Secondary Schools, Shafa Kwatto and Alogani. Bridges were also built across the rural communities of Gidan Makyeri and Jidda.
“We also provided solar and motorized powered boreholes in the rural communities of Bokashi, Garaku, Dari, Tashara, Ade Katako, Ningo Hakimi, Nghbiri, Nghgbu and Nganzho, located in both the western and southern senatorial zones of Nasarawa State.”
On rural electrification, Hajiya Usman said that the agency has provided solar electricity power to Tashara community, while the rural communities of Kwombwesse, Onda, Yashipa, among others were connected to the national grid and electricity transformers installed in the connected communities.
In an interaction with journalists during the agency’s inspection visit to Yashipa village, the village head of the area, Adamu Mwagwan, appreciated the NSCSDA’s intervention in the water crisis that had overwhelmed his subjects, by providing them with a motorized borehole.
Mwangwan said, “My community is also enjoying electricity from the national grid, courtesy of the agency, as we no longer travel long distances to power our handsets and other gadgets demanding electricity to function.”