Oct 3, 2022

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New Development As Kaduna State Begins Drone Deliveries to Health Facilities – Legit.ng

Advanced drone facilities have been acquired by the Kaduna government for the benefit of the state’s population

< strong>The drones are to According to the state government, it will be used to deliver medical supplies to around 500 health facilities

Specifically, it will be used in the delivery of more than 200 different medical products, including medicines and Routine Vaccines

The Kaduna government has begun drone deliveries to all health facilities in the state. The state has partnered with Zipline, the world’s leading provider of immediate logistics, to deliver medical supplies to approximately 500 health facilities in Kaduna.

At the opening, Governor Nasir El- Rufai said in a statement provided to Legit.ng:

“Zipline has a proven track record of transforming the healthcare system.

“Today we are taking our first flights to the trail help bring this proven service to the state of Kaduna.

“We are proud to be the first-ever state in Nigeria to introduce this innovative supply chain to further our healthcare efforts support.

” Zipline’s system is a powerful next step in Kaduna State’s ongoing effort to achieve smarter, stronger health to create a health system that better serves everyone in our state.”

Zipline will operate three distribution centers in the state, covering 46,000 square kilometers, delivering to approximately 500 healthcare facilities serving millions of people.

It will begin supplying more than 200 different medical products, including pharmaceuticals and routine vaccines, and plans to expand to more soon.


The organization will also bring its proven COVID-19 vaccine distribution model to Nigeria.

For her part, Kaduna State Health Commissioner Amina Mohammed Baloni said:

“Investing in the supply chain makes healthcare systems more efficient, effective and equitable.

“Today’s flights are an important step in ensuring people get everywhere The Federal St aat Kaduna has access to the care they need, exactly when and where they need it, to drive better health outcomes and foster healthier communities.”

Regular commercial operations at Kaduna State is expected to begin later this month, and the company has also signed agreements with a number of others indicating it plans to launch later this year.

Daniel Marfo, Zipline’s Senior Vice President of Africa, said:

“Today’s flights mark another step in bringing these benefits to millions of people, bringing us effective, agile Systems that better serve all people, one step closer.”

A new crisis hits Kaduna APC as Buhari’s in-law rejects list of delegates

In the Meanwhile, Alhaji Mahmood Sani Sha’aban, a candidate for the governorship of the The All Progressive Congress (APC) in Kaduna state, and in-laws of President Muhammadu Buhari, has criticized the process that has produced 2,619 APC delegates in the state and has called on the party’s National Secretariat to intervene Weekend confirmed.

Ms. Tinuke Gbadejo-Ogunrinde, Chair of the Appeals Committee, told reporters that a total of 1,275 delegates were elected for the local and state levels, while 69 national delegates were elected unanimously , bringing the total to 2,619 delegates

Source: Legit.ng