THE Presidential Committee on North East Initiative (PCNI) has set to begin a free medical intervention health care delivery to the internally displaced persons, (IDPs) in all the camps in Gombe State.
Chairman of the Commission, Malam Tijjani Musa Tumsa disclosed this in Gombe on Tuesday when the Committee paid a courtesy visit to the Governor of Gombe State, Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo at the Government House.
He said that the medical outreach will commence on Monday through Friday next week in collaboration with the State Government and the intervention will be in a diverse field.
Tijjani Tumsa also said that the committee has commenced a five days retreat in Gombe to strategies on the way forward on how to actualise the goals of the PCNI.
“We are transiting from intervention to development of projects in the North East”, he said.
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In his response, Governor Ibrahim Dankwambo commended the PCNI for its various interventions adding that all have been judiciously utilized.
He urged the committee to bring more developmental projects to the region as the committee name entails.
The Governor also prayed that IDPs camps in the North East region will be a history in the nearest future.
“We in Gombe, we do not have IDPs camp we have provided accommodation for IDPs they were integrated with the host communities. Some of them were not willing to go back from where they came from because they are comfortable in Gombe,” he said.
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