PMB support group commends MD FMC Yola assures support
By Adamu Haladu Ismail
The President Muhammadu Buhari Support Committee, Adamawa state, commended the Medical Director Federal Medical Centre Yola, Prof. Auwal Muhammad Abubakar for the giant stride in uplifting healthcare delivery services to an enviable position.
The group led by Abubakar M. Modibbo has paid a courtesy call on the Medical Director of the health facility in recognition of effective and efficient healthcare delivery services.
“We’re here to commend you, the management team and the entire members of staff for the service to humanity you have been rendering selflessly.
We are aware of the so many meritorious awards you received both nationally and internationally, for the outstanding performances; some of which include the successful separation of conjoined twins, the facility and human capacity developments and the human and community relations, which go along way in attracting philanthropic interventions to the health facility,” Modibbo said.
Modibbo assured that the group would do to their utmost in supporting the successes of the hospital.
Represented by the Director Administration of the hospital, Alh. Aliyu Mohammed Nayejo, the Medical Director thanked the group for the visit, which he regarded as a challenge to improve on the successes so far recorded.
Nayejo said that the achievements recorded in FMC Yola were not unconnected with the leadership the hospital was blessed with since its establishment.
The hospital has got three Medical Directors from inception; It started with Dr. Aminu Muhammad Mai. He has had a successful eight years of four years two terms tenure.
Dr. Ali Danburam took over with the expiration of Dr. Mai’s tenure. Similarly, the eight years tenure of Dr. Danburam saw an improvements in facility upgrade as it has introduced the human capacity development.
Prof. Auwal Muhammad Abubakar the third Medical Director has taken a step further at ensuring that FMC is upgraded to a teaching hospital.
Already, four departments have got approvals to run postgraduate (residency) trainings in addition to the post basic nursing training, among other achievements.
In an interactive session, the group learned that there were so many interventions benefitted by FMC Yola as a blessing of having an achiever as chief executive.
In addition to the ABF maternity complex built by Her Excellency Dr Aisha Muhammadu Buhari the first lady, some philanthropists have equally joined in to build patient waiting areas in the hospital.
The presidential committee on northeast initiative in collaboration with the Petroleum Equalisation Fund, have since mobilised to FMC Yola to execute multiple giant projects.
The monthly ward assessment and award was seen as an added initiative that motivated the nurses to regard the wards as their homes and patients as members of their immediate family beyond being clients.
The Hospital Paupers Fund established by the Medical Director, aimed at putting the hospital bills of indigent patients in FMC Yola, was also commended.
The committee members promised to key into the indigent patients fund scheme and facilitate other capacity development schemes.
The members of the group are Mal. Abubakar M Modibo Acting Chairman,
Usman Abubakar Sadiq,
Faisal Ya’u Hussaini
Gummi P Simon the only lady in the group