On behalf of the Council, Management, Staff and Students of Borno State University, the Vice-chancellor Professor Umar Kyari Sandabe heartily rejoice with His Excellency Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, mni, FNSE the Executive Governor Of Borno State on his conferment of fellowship by National Post Graduate Medical College in Lagos.
The fellowships, presented at the 39th Convocation Ceremony of the College, held on Wednesday with physical and virtual attendance, were in recognition of contributions made by His Excellency Gov. Zulum to societies in Nigeria.Zulum’s fellowship was received by Borno’s Deputy Governor, Umar Usman Kadafur, who led a small delegation to the convocation while
Zulum addressed participants virtually. The Governor was one of the five recipients of the Fellowship from northern Nigeria. The Governor, speaking on behalf of Dantata and Adadevoh, appreciated the National Post Graduate Medical College for huge contributions to the Nigerian health sector and for recognition to the recipients of the College’s fellowship. The Governor said Borno State government will partner with the college to enhance healthcare service in the state and appealed to the Resident Doctors to call off there strike for the sake of humanity.
The Governor assured to work closely with the National Postgraduate Medical College with a desire to sustain the quality of the health sector.Borno Deputy Governor attended the Convocation alongside Senator Abubakar Kyari, the Speaker Borno State House of Assembly, the Chief of Staff, Commissioners of Health and Information, Vice Chancellors of Borno State University Professor Umar Kyari Sandabe and University of Maiduguri Professor Aliyu Shugaba, Chief Medical Directors of UMTH, the Federal Neuro Psychiatric Hospital and Borno’s Hospital Management Board, Special Adviser Liaison Services and Senior Special Assistant on Media also accompanied the Deputy Governor.