Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman has approved recruitment of at least 197 different medical professionals, to boost Human Resources and efficient service delivery in the state’s health sector.
According to a statement singed by the Press Secretary, Kwara State Hospital Management Board, Halimah Sulu-Gambari the appointment includes employment of eight consultants, 23 medical doctors, and 72 nurses with varying specialties.
The statement quotes Director General of the Kwara State Hospital Management Board, Mr. Sa’ad Aluko, saying the approval also covers three senior registrar, 13 pharmacy technicians, six pharmacists, four medical laboratory scientists, five scientific officers, 20 Community Health Extension Workers (CHEW), 20 Junior CHEW, and 23 hospital attendants.
It says the appointment would also complements the unprecedented infrastructural development in the health sector, by the state government.
it however adds that most of the new officers and health workers would be taken from the large pool of Kwarans who had earlier applied and had been interviewed for the jobs last year.