By Amaka Obi (AGENDAWATCHDOG) – Stakeholders have lauded the Adamawa State Governor, Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, for his initiatives such as employment of healthcare workers, construction of new health facilities, repair of dilapidated health centers and forging policies that have transformed the landscape of the state’s healthcare delivery system.
This commendation was made by the Executive Secretary of the Adamawa State Primary Health Care Development Agency, (ADSPHCDA), Suleiman Bashir, while addressing nurses in Yola, as part of activities marking the 2021 international nurse’s week, tagged “Nurses: A Voice to Lead.”
According to Bashir, the people-centered policies of the Ahmadu Fintiri led government has made it possible for the agency to create a lot of life-saving programmes, commending the governor for doing much in the health sector, noting that the just concluded recruitment of nurses into the workforce of the agency was a boast to the health sector.
Speaking further, Bello said that the facilitation of the provision of scholarship to nursing students through an MOU with ICRC, the construction and rehabilitation of Hospitals across the three geopolitical zones in the state has shown that the governor has the healthcare sector and the well-being of the people of the state as top priority of his government.
He expressed optimism that the coast was gradually getting clear under the current administration to make Adamawa state health system great again as the state has the capacity to produce nurses who can compete with their counterparts around the globe.