By Muhammad Sank G. Chinade, Damaturu
Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State and Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, has approved the placement of 181 newly admitted medical students on Grade level 07 salary scale accordingly.
In a press statement signed by Mamman Mohammed, Director General Press Affairs and Media to the Governor explained that the 181 students were newly admitted to study medicine in both Nigeria and foreign universities respectively.
His words:-“This is to encourage the study of medicine to meet the gap in manpower requirements of the state. This is one of the critical areas that this administration is committed to improving to meet our needs and to serve our people better.”
Governor Buni enjoined the students to make good use of the incentives provided by government in the course of their studies. “You are opportune to be among the beneficiaries of this gesture, you should study hard to justify the investment government is making in you for a better future and to serve the state diligently”. The Governor advised.