By Agbo Amauche, Abakaliki
Medical and Health Workers in Ebonyi State have commended Chief Francis Ogbonna Nwifuru for the ongoing recruitment of 195 personnel into the general hospitals.
The Health Workers, in a statement signed by the State Chairman, Comrade Eze Emmanuel Ekuma, congratulated the governor for his victory at the general elections and his successful swearing-in as the 4th executive governor of the state.
According to the statement”Medical and Health Workers’Union, having being saddled with the responsibility with the welfare of Health Workers in the state, we pledge to partner with the state government to ensuring a result driven health sector in Ebonyi State.
“We want to use this medium to appreciate the governor for approving the recruitment of 195 Health Workers covering 39 carders Doctors, pharmacists, Medical Lab Scientists, Nurses and Health Attendants.
“This decision will go along way to reposition our general hospitals medically deal with health challenges affecting our people and thereby reducing the high bed rate in our Tertiary Health Institution”, Eze stated
The Chairman appreciated Nwifuru for the appointment of sound Medical Technocrats; Dr. Moses Ekuma Nnanna as Commissioner for Health and Dr. Sunday Nwibo as his Special Assistant on Primary Health Care, describing them as round peg in round holes.