By Wale Ibrahim, Lokoja
Kogi State has been ranked among along with other 11 States as best in terms of effective health service delivery in their various States.
The State Commissioner for Health, Dr Saka Haruna Audu didclosed this while speaking at the the flagged off of the NUJ free medical treatment to mark the commencement of 2018 press week on Monday in Lokoja.
Dr Said explained that the Federal Ministry of Health has set a standard to measure success using the Smart Survey 2015, stressing that, Kogi State and eleven others were able to measure up to the standard.
He noted that Kogi State government is not leaving any stone unturned in quality health service delivery ,adding that the direction agenda of Governor Yahaya Bello will continue to do more for the benefit of the people of state.
He commended the leadership of Nigeria Union of Journalists ,Kogi State Council for organising the free medical treatment for the Children and adults.
The Commissioner described the gesture as service to humanity which will go a long way.
Dr. Saka however kick started the free medical treatment by carrying out test on the State Chairman of NUJ, Comrade Adeiza Momohjimoh.
Earlier in his remarks, the Chairman of Nigeria Union of Journalists, Kogi State Council , Comrade Adeiza Momohjimoh said the council organised Free medical treatments to hive back to society .
Comrade Momohjimoh state that the free medical treatment is part of activities marking 2018 press week which commenced on Monday.