As the world marks World Aids Day, Governor Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State has expressed happiness over the drop in HIV prevalence in the state from 3.4 per cent in 2014 to 1.3 per cent in 2019.
Mr Yahaya made this known in a statement signed by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Ismaila Misilli, on Sunday, as part of the governor’s goodwill message to commemorate the day in Gombe.
“Today, we celebrate the drop in HIV prevalence in Gombe State, from 3.4 per cent in 2014 to 1.3 per cent in 2019.
“This great achievement is a result of our collective hard work and commitment.
“Let me appreciate the contributions of our state government’s HIV/AIDS Coordinating organ, GomSACA (Gombe State Agency for the Control of Aids), for its effort in the fight against the…