By Michael Olugbode, in DamaturuÂ
The Yobe State Government is set to employ 228 medical practitioners in order to improve the health sector in the state.
According to a statement by the spokesman to the governor Abdullahi Bego on Friday, Governor Ibrahim Gaidam has given his approval for the recruitment.
Bego in the statement said: “His Excellency Governor Ibrahim Gaidam has given approval for the recruitment ofÂ additionalÂ 228 medical doctors, consultants, nurses and other categories of specialists andÂ professionalÂ medical workers for the newly established Yobe University Teaching Hospital (YSUTH), which hasÂ begun to provideÂ medicalÂ and clinicalÂ services to the public.”
Bego added that the governor on 21stÂ December 2016, had earlier approved the first batch recruitment ofÂ 158Â doctors, nurses, and other staff for the new teaching hospital, and thatÂ 17Â expatriate doctors were also recruited from Egypt.
He said: “The latest recruitment ofÂ theÂ 228 additionalÂ medicalÂ personnel follows interviews conducted by a special recruitmentÂ committee headedÂ byÂ YSUTH Chief Medical Director, Baba Waru Goni.”
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