Kano State Government has pledged to offer automatic employment to the best graduates of Nafisatu College of Nursing Sciences, Kwankwaso village, Kano to strengthen the manpower gap in the state healthcare sector.
Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf made the promise at the presentation of the certificate of practice to 36 successful products of the private Nursing college who were recently certified as Registered Nurses by Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria (NMCN).
Yusuf disclosed the imperative of the job offer was intended to enable efficient healthcare services, in accordance with the NNPP blueprint on access to quality healthcare delivery in Kano.
Governor Yusuf, represented by his deputy, Comrade Aminu Abdulsalam Gwarzo, applauded the exemplary performance of the fresh nurses in their professional examination, just as he reminded them that being a qualified Nursing is a responsibility to render service to humanity.
He felicitated the graduates and their parents for enduring the needs of the study, reiterating the commitment of the present administration to accord the desired attention to the health sector for the benefit of the teeming populace of the state.
The proprietor of the college, Senator Kwankwaso tasked the new Registered Nurses to be good ambassadors of the College and conduct themselves within the ethics of their profession.
Kwankwaso maintained that with the approval by the Nursing Council for the college to run courses in community nursing and community Midwifery beginning from September this year, efforts to upgrade the college to a medical university will be sustained.
Earlier, the college Provost Hajiya Halima Muhammad Yunusa said the recipients of the certificates are the pioneer products of the college who were admitted last three years ago and completed their studies triumphantly.
She called on the well to do in the society to sponsor children of the less privileged to study in the medical related fields for more female health personnel in the state.
SOURCE: The Guardian