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Heads of Medical Institutions: Tinubu appoints 13 across country

Nigeria President, Bola Tinubu has appointed 13 heads of medical institutions in various zones in the country.
The Federal Ministry of Health has already been directed to issue letters of confirmation of appointment to those appointed.
This was made known on Saturday in a letter addressed to the Permanent Secretary Federal Ministry of Health from office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), dated August 7, 2023.
The letter with reference number, SGF 6/XXV/555, signed by the SGF, Senator George Akume, Professor Mangwa J. Kortar is to serve a four-year term as Medical Director, Federal Medical Centre, Markudi, Benue State.
Others are, Prof. Robinson Chukwudi Onoh as Chief Medical Director Alex Ekwueme Federal University Teaching Hospital. Abakiliki, Ebonyi State, while Dr. Nurudeen lsa as Medical Director
National Orthopaedic Hospital Dala Kano State.
Accordingly, Prof. Nyandanti
Wilberforce as Medical Director Federal Medical Centre, Hong Adamawa State, and Prof. Issa Baba Awoye a Medical Director of Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Buddo-Egba, Kwara State.
Similarly, Umar faruk Abdulmajid as Medical Director of Federal Medical Centre Daura Katsina State, Dr. Muhammad Shittu Adamu as
Medical Director of Federal Medical Centre Mubi, Adamawa State for an initial term.
Prof. Shua’aibu Jauro Yahya as Medical Director of Federal Medical Centre Wase, Plateau state for an initial term; Dr. Mercy Arugwu as Medical Director, Federal Medical Centre Onitsha, Anambra, state for an initial term, and Prof. Auwalu Sani Salihu as Medical Director, Federal Neuropsychiatric Dawanau, Kano State.
Also appointed are Prof. Chubado Tahir as Medical Director, National Orthopaedic Hospital Jalingo.
Taraba State; Dr Philip lbukun Ugboddaga, Medical Director of National Orthopaedic Hospital Edo State and Dr. Bello A. Mohammed,
Medical Director of Federal Medical Centre Gusau, Zamfara state for a final term of four years.
The letter said, “I write to convey Mr. President’s approval (copy attached) for the appointment of
the underlisted persons.
“You are requested to please issue appropriate letters of appointment. prescribing other terms of engagement.
“Please, accept the assurances of my esteemed regards. Please note that a copy of the appointment letter issued should be forwarded to this office for record purposes”, it stated.
In the meantime, information from reliable source has it that the federal ministry of health has already complied with the directives as the issuance of the appointments letters have commenced and expected to continue next week in line with the date of the confirmation of the appointments which is 1st August, 2023.

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