May 06, 2017

Speaker Dogara Settles Patients’ N3.76m Hospital Bills

House of Representatives speaker, Yakubu Dogara, on Friday spent N3.76 million to settle bills of patients at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital, Bauchi. The bills of N1.26 million for five patients with critical issues were settled while N2.5 million dropped with the hospital’s management to cover the bills of other patients.
Out of the critical cases, N500,000 was paid for a cancer patient, N300,000 for an orthopaedic case, N200,000 each for a policeman with gunshot injury and an unsettled bill, and N60,000 for a man with renal problem. 

Dogara, who made the gesture during a visit to hospital, said he was there to assess the quality of facilities and to assist indigent patients.

He said that the settlement of the bills was with the assistance of some of his colleagues, who had concern for patients in need. “We came to assess the quality of facilities here to see where we can assist. As lawmakers, we appropriate funds for Federal Government agencies and the visit is to identify areas we can assist. “I want to say that with the contribution from some of my colleagues, I will settle the bills of some of the cases we came across”.

He said that visit to the hospital was part of his tour of projects in his constituency "and to thank the people of the state for their support."

14 comments:

I. C Bruno said...

Good

Sunshow said...

Thanks, stolen money

Austine Gabriel said...

Good one

Onifade Joseph said...

Nice one, more of that
#Believe

Prince Adewale said...

Good work Hon speaker but more of this sir people are really suffering out there sir.

Rosemary Ezeji said...

God bless him

Anurika Onwu said...

That's very kind of him. May God bless him for his kind support

Nasiru Adoke said...

bless you for this humane act of yours,God bless you and hope you and your colleagues do something about the dillapitating things seen on ground.

JATAU GASAH said...

Good of you,God bless you guys.

Oladimeji .S. said...

God bless you Dogara.

okorochas justin said...

Hope other would emulate such kind gesture...

Hope this ain't geared towards the forthcoming election...

abdulrasaq abdulrafii said...

God bless you.

inumidun said...

Good..

Queen Abiodun Ogunnika said...

Okay o

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