Ebonyi gov orders 195 doctors, pharmacists, others’ recruitment.
The Ebonyi State Governor, Francis Nwifuru, has approved the recruitment of 39 medical doctors and 156 other health workers for the 13 General Hospitals in the state.
The appointments came against the backdrop of reported manpower shortage in the General Hospitals.
The Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Dr Monday Uzor, announced the recruitment in a statement on Sunday.
The statement read, “In fulfilment of his promise to reposition the health sector, the Governor of Ebonyi, His Excellency, Rt. Hon. Francis Ogbonna Nwifuru, has approved the immediate recruitment of medical personnel for the 13 General Hospitals in the state as follows:
“Thirty-nine medical doctors; 39 nurses; 39 laboratory scientists; 39 pharmacists; and 39 health attendants.
“To this end, His Excellency the Governor has directed the Head of Service, and Chairman, Civil Service Commission to urgently commence the process of recruiting suitably qualified medical personnel to fill the existing vacancies.”