The Federal University of Health Sciences, Otukpo (FUHSO) has said that the management staff of the institution was recruited in line with federal character and rules of the Federal Ministry of Education and the National Universities Commission (NUC).
Registrar and Secretary to Council of the university, Mal. Aminu Abba stated this Thursday in a statement in response to some allegations of bias in the recruitment by the university trending on social media.
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He said, “The Federal University of Health Sciences, Otukpo (FUHSO) wishes to clear the air about certain Information trending on the media domain, especially the social media, which are capable of causing unfortunate misgivings and disaffection.
“Without prejudice to ethnic or religious bias, the Management Staff of FUHSO has been recruited solely on the basis of qualification, competence, and adherence to the federal character and catchment area principles, in strict accordance to the rules of the Federal Ministry of Education and the National Universities Commission.”
He said the FUHSO, is a federal government institution established with the mandate to train world-class medical doctors, and other medical personnel, who would adequately cater for the health requirements of Nigerians. The whole country is therefore its constituency in pursuance of academic excellence, he added.