By JACOB ONJEWU DICKSON
By way of strengthening the health machinery in the state for more accessibility to health care services in nooks and crannies of Kano State in accordance with its blueprint, the state government has promised to offer automatic employments to the best graduates of Nafisatu College of Nursing Sciences Kwankwaso.
This was contained in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Sanusi Nature Dawakin Tofa, made available on Saturday.
Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf disclosed this today during the presentation of certificate of practice to 36 nurses of the college who were certified by Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria following successful completion of their studies.
Governor Yusuf who was represented by his deputy, ,Comrade Aminu Abdulsalam Gwarzo applauded the foresight of the founder of the college first of its kind in northern Nigeria saying it will serve as a citadel that will be producing the desired manpower capable of steering the health machinery.
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 teaming populace of the state.
The proprietor of the college, former Governor of Kano State, Engr. Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso tasked the graduates to be good ambassadors of the college and conduct themselves within the ethics of their profession.
Engr. Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso maintained that with the approval by the Nursing Council for the college to commence two courses of community nursing and community Midwifery in September this year, the metamorphosis will continue till the college attain the status of a medical university.
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.