Kwara Wins NGF Leadership Challenge Award In Abuja


Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq’s administration has done it again as Kwara State emerged the best in the North Central geo-political zone when it comes to basic healthcare delivery.

The North Central geo-political zone comprises Kwara, Niger, Kogi, Benue, Plateau and Nasarawa states.

Kwara State won the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF)’s Primary Healthcare Leadership Challenge award at an event held in Abuja penultimate Wednesday.

  This was done in recognition of the improvements recorded in the health sector in the last four years on Abdulrazaq’s watch. 

The NGF Primary Health Care Leadership Challenge was consummated in 2019 as part of the ‘Seattle Declaration’, which assesses overall performance of primary healthcare delivery using indicators like ‘government’s support and commitment, quality of service delivery, improvement in the health indices and outcomes, community participation and ownership, among others. 

Commissioner for Health, Dr Raji Razaq and the Executive Secretary of the Kwara State Primary Health Care Development Agency,  Dr. Nusirat Elelu received the award on behalf of the state. 

Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq also attended the awards ceremony alongside many other serving and former governors from different parts of the country.