BORNO State Governor, Babagana Zulum has ordered the recruitment of 40 medical doctors.
He had, four months ago, approved the recruitment of 594 health workers, among them, 86 medical doctors, 365 nurses and midwives, 45 pharmacists and 100 health technicians and other supportive members of staff in order to meet the health care needs of the citizens.
Zulum announced the approval after Tuesday’s meeting with chief executives of seven public hospitals and related institutions in Maiduguri Metropolitan Council and Jere Local Government Area.
The meeting centred on improving the health care system and ensuring effective, efficient and quality service delivery to the citizens in accordance with the policy thrust of the Zulum-led administration.
Zulum undertook an assessment tour of the Specialist Hospital and directed the construction of additional ward to decongest the already overcrowded facility.
He also inspected a land acquired…