Rijiyar Zaki town is a populous community in Ungogo LGA. The community has a population of 364, 968 inhabitants. (Source: Community Chief). The town is located on Janguza plains 12.8 KM away from Kano Metropolis. Despite its enormous population, Rijiyar Zaki as no public health facility. The closest government-owned health facility is Kabuga PHC (8.5 KM) on Gwarzo road and Murtala Muhammad General Hospital (35.1KM) away. As part of CODE interventions to ensure service delivery through enhancing community participation in governance, CODE during its data mining found the tender advertisement by Ungogo Local Government Council to construct Dispensary Clinic at Rijiyar Zaki, R/Zaki Ward, Kano State.
To provide oversight and foster information sharing between the implementing agency and the beneficiary community on the implementation of this project, FTM team is initiating #ErectZaki campaign. We call on all stakeholders especially the Ungogo Local Government Council to provide necessary information that will aid the successful monitoring and implementation of this project. To join in this campaign, please log on to www.ifollowthemoney.org
Preliminary Visit To Zaki Town
13th May 2019: Follow The Money Kano Team Embarked on a preliminary visit to Zaki Town to collate first-hand information on the #ErectZaki campaign and inform the community of the project.
Community Faced With Enormous Health Challenges
13th May 2019: During the preliminary visit the team gathered that project implementation is yet to commence and the community is currently faced with enormous health challenges ranging from an alarming rate of infant and maternal mortality to regular outbreak of Malaria, Cholera, Measles and other preventable diseases.
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