By Mohammed Dalah Lawan
Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe state has approved the employment of 196 graduates of College of Health Science and Technology Nguru, to boost manpower in the health sector.
In a statement signed by his Director General Press and Media Affairs, Mamman Mohammed, Governor Buni said, the employment of the 196 graduates of the College, would provide the professional skills needed in the health facilities across the state.
The approval granted covers 23 Pharmacy Technicians, 60 Medical Laboratory Technicians, 62 Dental Surgery Technicians and 51 Health Information Management professionals.
Governor Buni urged the personnel employed to dedicate themselves to the professional callings and to serve the people with dignity and respect.
“Government has expended so much in training you and has now employed you, you should justify the huge investment made by government to serve our people deligently and efficiently to add value to our drive for improved healthcare delivery in the state,” Governor Buni said.
He assured that government will continue to employ the required personnel for effective and efficient service delivery.
He said his administration was committed to providing accessible and affordable healthcare services to all people in the state aimed at achieving Universal Health Coverage.
Our correspondent reports that the Governor Buni administration has established one functional healthcare facility in each of the 178 political wards across the state, established more General hospitals and Specialists Hospitals to boost healthcare service delivery in the state.