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Nigerian government upgrades medical centre, as university gets teaching hospital

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President Bola Tinubu has authorised the improve of the Federal Medical Centre (FMC) Birnin Kebbi to a educating hospital for the School of Well being Sciences, Federal College Birnin Kebbi (FUBK).

In accordance with the establishment’s Head, Data and Public Relations, Jamilu Mohammed, the approval was conveyed to the Vice Chancellor, Muhammad Umar, a professor, in a 13 March letter signed by the Minister of State for Well being and Social Welfare, Tunji Alausa.

“This approval is an extra testomony to the fervour and dedication of Mr President aimed toward guaranteeing that Nigerians get the most effective healthcare at an inexpensive value, and to extend much-needed Human Assets for Well being in our nation,” the letter reads partly.

The minister mandated the college to interact the administration of the Federal Medical Centre, now generally known as Federal College Instructing Hospital, Birnin Kebbi, to improve their services for educating and analysis functions.


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The vice-chancellor expressed delight over the event and stated the college would do all it takes to consolidate the positive aspects that the improve offers.

The assertion additional famous that the college has arrange a committee headed by the Vice Chancellor, Federal College of Well being Sciences, Katsina State, Bello Shehu, a professor, to work out modalities for implementing the improve.

“The Committee is co-chaired by the Deputy Vice Chancellor of FUBK, Aliyu Turaki, a professor,” he stated.

Comparable steps

Final month, Mr Tinubu directed the improve of sure well being services throughout the nation together with cancer-treatment infrastructure within the six geopolitical zones of the nation.

He additionally stated 10 essential healthcare service enlargement initiatives could be carried out throughout the fields of radiology, scientific pathology, medical and radiation oncology, and cardiac catheterisation in 10 hospitals throughout the nation.

FUBK was established in 2013 alongside the federal universities in Gashia, Yobe State and Gusau, Zamfara State.


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