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Kano: Buhari approves appointment of new CMD

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The president of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, approved the appointment of Professor Abba Sheshe as the new chief medical director (CMD) of the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH) Kano, Kano state.

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

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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.

Latest nigeria newspaper reports that 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, Mr. Abdulaziz Abdullahi, implored the new CMD to be a “team player” and always be linked to the hospital administration.

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Abdullahi said the new CMD should always contact the administration director at the hospital to resolve all administrative matters.

Latest nigeria newspaper reports that In his response, Sheshe pledged to justify the trust placed in him by his appointment and ensure a harmonious working relationship between his staff, while taking with him all health workers. According to the statement, the appointment is for four years from December 6.