Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, has announced automatic employment for citizens of Bama who possess medical qualifications.
Qualified medical doctors, nurses and pharmacists were automatically employed to increase the number of medical personnel at the General Hospital and Primary Healthcare Centres in the Local government area.
The governor who made the announcement Monday night at the General Hospital in Bama for on-the-spot monitoring of healthcare services’ delivery to the public.
He has since formed the habit of paying surprise visits at night to general hospitals and primary healthcare centres while he goes to schools early mornings and at other times to observe quality of public services and to track down workers who do not take their jobs seriously.
Zulum at the General Hospital was happy that he met nurses and the medical doctor on duty, Mr Olugbenga Aina, who conducted the governor round the healthcare institution assessment of service delivery.
After his assessment of the General Hospital, Governor Zulum sought to know from the medical doctor and nurses, the challenges facing the hospital.
The governor observed himself that some air-conditioners and fans at the wards were not functioning while the solar system providing alternative electricity needed upgrade.
Zulum directed the hospital’s management led by the chief medical director to compile an urgent report on their immediate needs and submit to him through the state’s commissioner of health, Professor Mohammed Arab, who is in Bama with the governor.