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NACHPN congratulates Tinubu, Shettima on one year anniversary

The President of the National Association of Community Health Practitioners of Nigeria, NACHPN, Comrade Kabir Ahmed  has congratulated President Bola Tinubu and Vice President Kasshim Shettima for their one year in office.

In a statement issued to newsmen in Abuja on President Bola Tinubu’s one-year anniversary, Comrade Ahmed  said the renewed hope agenda of President  Tinubu’s led administration has begun to yield positive results in the health sector, infrastructure development, security, immigration, aviation, education, and national economic growth, among others.

The President of NACHPN described the N260 billion given to all states of the Federation to revitalize primary healthcare centres as one of the laudable achievements of President Bola Tinubu due to the critical role that primary healthcare delivery plays in ensuring the wellbeing of people at the grassroots.

He stated that President Tinubu’s approval for the establishment of the National Health Fellows Programme to engage young Nigerian fellows in all 774 local government areas nationwide is also worthy of commendation.

“The move is in line with President Bola Tinubu’s determination to comprehensively upgrade existing primary healthcare centres across all Local Government Areas in the country for accessible and qualitative healthcare delivery with the provision of new social accountability mechanism,” the NACHPN President said.

He therefore restated the commitment of community health workers towards complementing the efforts of the present administration in realizing President Bola Tinubu’s renewed hope agenda for Nigerians in the area of primary healthcare delivery.

On Infrastructural development, Comrade Kabir Yahaya Ahmed  described President Bola Tinubu’s  inauguration of the newly reconstructed Apapa-Oworonshoki-Ojota-Oshodi expressway and the recently rehabilitated Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos State and  physically and virtually flag-off of the commencement of the 700-Kilometre Lagos-Calabar Coastal Highway, which passes through nine sStates along the coastal shoreline, starting from Lagos and terminating in Cross River State as welcomed development and worthy of commendation for his one year in office.

In his words ” the virtually flag-off of the design and procurement for the 1000-kilometre Sokoto-Badagry Highway, passing through Kebbi, Niger, Kwara, and Oyo States as well as the design and procurement of the 461-kilometre Africa Trans-Sahara Route, starting from a point on the Enugu-Abakaliki-Ogoja Road, through Benue, Kogi, and Nasarawa States, terminating at Apo in FCT, Abuja, should equally be commended “.

According to him, the nationwide flag-off of the reconstruction and rehabilitation of emergency interventions on 330 roads and bridges across the six geo-political zones of the country showed the commitment of President Bola Tinubu’s renewed hope agenda for Nigerians in the area of roads Infrastructure.

In the area of security, the NACHPN President  noted that the reduction in the high rate of casualties due to violent incidents and the nationwide decrease in the frequency of violent attacks, particularly in previously volatile regions such as the North East, the Middle Belt, and the South East has shifted national discourse away from security concerns towards economic and political development.

“A major factor contributing to this progress is the substantial increase in budget allocation for the Defence and Security sectors in the 2024 budget as President Bola Tinubu allocated 3,25 trillion naira to these areas reflecting his administration’s commitment to strengthening the country’s security apparatus” He stressed

Comrade Kabir Yahaya Ahmed  explained that President Tinubu led administrstion has equally implemented several strategic rehoms aimed at enhancing the operational effectiveness of security agencies which includes the overhauling of the internal Security architecture and investing in modern equipment and training for security personnel.

“President Bola Tinubu’s led administration has equally fostered regional security cooperation particularly through Nigeria’s leadership in the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS where it has played a pivotal role in mediating and resolving regional conflicts”. the NACHPN President  emphasized.

He highlighted the financing of Small and Medium Enterprises, SMEs, Students Loans Scheme and other economic policies put in place by President Bola Tinubu’s led administration within one year in office as a welcomed development.

While soliciting the support of all Nigerians irrespective of tribes, religion and political differences in realizing the renewed hope agenda of President Bola Tinubu, the NACHPN President  expressed the hope that with the collective support of all and sundry, Nigeria will soon take its rightful place among comity of nations.

He also called on politicians to shun politics of bitterness and be committed to realizing the dreams of the nation’s founding fathers.

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