Kano Employs 920 Health Workers

Gov. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Kano state governor Abdullahi Ganduje has directed the Commissioner for Health Dr. Aminu Ibrahim Tsanyawa to kick start a process of awarding outstanding workers of all categories in the sector.

The governor said this initiative would enhance the performance of workers and increase access to qualitative health care service delivery in the state.

“Let’s get the best-performing Doctor, best performing Pharmacist, best performing Nurse, best performing Laboratory Technician and all other areas in the health sector. We need to evolve a process of rewarding commitment and hard work,” he directed.

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje stated this while presenting appointment letters to newly employed health workers in the state, numbering 920, assuring that his administration would continue to fully support and strengthen health care institutions.

A statement issued by Chief Press Secretary to the Governor of Kano State, Abba Anwar and forwarded to Solacebase on Friday said the event took place at the Coronation Hall, Government House, Kano, when governor Ganduje assured that he would make sure that all primary health care services are brought under One Roof, “This will ensure quality control and effective management of the system.’’

“The wisdom behind the One Roof arrangement is to have optimum utilization of our staff, with all sense of belonging and seriousness. With this, we can be so sure of harmonious synergy and effective management of both staff and resources.”

The issue of promotion of staff would, according to the governor, be effectively addressed, adding that, “We are always interested in having stronger institutions for our health care delivery system. At all levels, from primary to secondary and tertiary levels.”

On the newly recruited workers, 626 who were employed under State Health Services Management Board and 294 under State Primary Health Care Management Board, the governor directed them to be hard-working, dedicated and prudent in their places of assignment.

He further called that Contributory Health Care Scheme must be observed, to take it to the next level, emphasizing that “For us to strengthen this institution we must do our best to see that it outlives us. Sustainability is very important.”

In a remark, the Health Commissioner Dr. Tsanyawa, commended feats achieved under governor Ganduje in the health sector, “Sir it is because of your dedication, commitment, patriotism and political will that we are seeing all these achievements in this sector.”