Buhari Appoints New CMD For Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital

Buhari Appoints New CMD For Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital

R-L: The Director, Hospital Services, Dr. Joseph Amedu, Permanent Secretary, Health, Mr. Abdulaziz Abdullahi, the new CMD, AKTH, Prof. A. Abba Sheshe, Hon. Minister, Federal Ministry of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, Director, Human Resources, Mr Aliyu Mohammed, at the presentation of appointment letter to the new CMD, AKTH, kano, on Friday at the Minister’s office, Federal Ministry of Health, Abuja/NAN

The appointment of Professor Abba Sheshe as the new Chief Medical Director (CMD) of Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH) Kano, Kano State has been approved by President Muhammadu Buhari.

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, announced the appointment in a statement signed by Mrs Enefaa Bob-Manuel, Head, Media and Public Relations of the ministry in Abuja.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the minister presented the appointment letter to Sheshe in his office on Friday.

Ehanire while congratulating Sheshe reminded him of the enormous responsibilities of his office and the expectations of the government and people of Nigeria towards quality and efficient healthcare service delivery.

The minister urged the CMD to ensure that Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital Kano operated as a people-centred-hospital and scale up its good achievements.

He urged Sheshe to scale up the good achievements recorded by his predecessor by attracting foreign support and partnership to the hospital.

Also speaking, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Abdulaziz Abdullahi, implored the new CMD to be a ‘team- player’ and always liaise with the management of the hospital.

Abdullahi said the new CMD should always liaise with the director of administration in the hospital to resolve all administrative matters.

In his response, Sheshe pledged to justify the confidence reposed on him by his appointment and ensure harmonious working relationship among his staff, while carrying all health workers along.

According to the statement, the appointment is for four years with effect from Dec. 6.


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Donatus Anichukwueze is a journalism graduate from the Lagos State University, School of Communication. He's a writer with a special interest in technology, sports, entertainment and politics. He's also a through-and-through Chelsea FC fan.


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