BY AUGUSTINE AVWODE
Yobe state Governor, Mai Mala Buni, has approved the recruitment of 27 pharmacists to boost manpower in healthcare delivery in the state.
Buni gave the approval following request by the State Drugs and Medical Consumables Management Agency.
The agency requested for recruitment of the pharmacists to have the required skilled manpower for effective services and additional improvement in healthcare delivery in the state.
According to the approval, “government would employ 23 graduates of pharmacy and four Pharmacy Technicians, to improve the manpower requirement of the agency.
“Buni also approved the placement of the 23 pharmacy graduates on CONHESS salary scale 9/2 while the technicians are to be placed on CONHESS scale 7/2.
“The recruitment is in tandem with the Buni administration’s drive to make healthcare delivery accessible and affordable to the citizenry,” Mamman Mohammed,
DG, Press and Media Affairs, to Governor Buni, said in a statement.