Govenor Ahmadu Fintiri has paid a total of N10 million as medical bills of some indigent citizens.
The beneficiaries include Lailatu Shuaibu Bello who was on admission at the Specialist hospital,Yola, where she had a successful benign tumor surgery.
The state Deputy Governor, Professor, Kaletapwa Farauta,
who spoke for the governor, said government is reaching out to patients, who are unable to foot their medical bills.
Bello whose parents hail from Jada local government area, has been suffering from the tumor since her birth.
Fintiri directed immediate surgery to be done on the patient on account of the government.
The surgery was conducted successfully by four surgeons led by the medical director of the specialist hospital, Dr. Wadinga Dauda.
The governor donated cash to her and other patients in the ward to cater for their needs.
Dr. Wadinga Dauda said the surgery would not have been a success without team work of the medical experts and support from governor Fintiri.
By Hussaini Hammangabdo Yola