1,165 Katsina health workers benefit with bike loan
From Muawuya Bala Idris, Katsina
As part of effort to ensure delivery of health care services to rural areas, Katsina State Medical and Health Workers Union has commenced distribution of 1,165 motorcycles to its members.
The state chairman of the union, Alhaji Muhammad Mannir while flagging off the distribution, said the motorcycles would be given in collaboration with the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to any interested member on loan.
Mannir said under phase I, the union would distribute over 400 motorcycles to the health workers who applied, while 750 motorcycles would be distributed under second phase.
He said each beneficiary would pay the sum of N290, 000 for the motorcycle he/she acquired.
“The beneficiaries will pay the motorcycle for the period