Yobe is located in North-East Nigeria
Yobe State has procured 28 customised tricycle ambulances with a purpose to ease the transportation of pregnant ladies in labour and different emergencies in hard-to-reach areas within the state.
Yobe state has one of many highest charges of maternal deaths in Nigeria.
On Friday, the State Governor, Mai Mala Buni, declared the coaching of the ambulance’s drivers open.
The coaching is being carried out in partnership with the Federal Street Security Corps (FRSC).
Represented by the State’s Commissioner of Well being, Dr. Lawan Gana, the Governor handed over the tricycle keys to the drivers and charged them to deal with the improvised ambulances with care to cut back maternal deaths within the state.
The Sector Commander of the FRSC in Yobe State, Ezekiel Sonallah, believes the coaching will assist the drivers take precautionary measures in transporting pregnant ladies, and through different emergencies.