Employs 196 Fresh Medical Personnel for State
The Health sector in Yobe state has during the weekend received a major boost when the state governor, Mai- Mala Buni approved the employment of 196 medical personnel.
Governor Buni who doubled as the Chairman APC Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, said the new health sector employees are the 196 fresh graduates of the College of Health Science and Technology Nguru.
It is the first time in the state that all graduates of a college are being absolved into the state civil service.
Governor Buni optimised that the 196 health personnel would deliver the needed professional skills in the health facilities across the state.
Governor Buni’s Director-General, Press and Media Affairs, Mohammed Mamman who shared this piece of information with The Humanitarian Times said the 196 fresh graduates cut across four critical departments of the health care sector.
“Among those approved for employment are Pharmacy Technicians, Medical Laboratory Technicians, Dental Surgery Technicians and Health information Management specialists,” Mr Mamman said.
He added that “the approval covers 23 Pharmacy Technicians, 60 Medical Laboratory Technicians, 62 Dental Surgery Technicians and 51 Health Information Management professionals.”
“His Excellency has urged the beneficiaries to be dedicated to their professional callings and to serve the people with dignity.
Governor Buni’s words to the 196 employees
“Government has expended so much in training you and has now employed you, you should justify the huge investment made by the government to serve our people diligently and efficiently to add value to our drive for improved healthcare delivery in the state”
“Government will continue to employ the required personnel for effective and efficient service delivery.
“This administration is committed to providing accessible and affordable healthcare delivery to the doorsteps of our people.”
The Humanitarian Times gathered that the Buni administration has established at least one functional healthcare facility in each of the 178 political wards across the state, more General hospitals and Specialists Hospitals to boost healthcare delivery in the state.