YAbdulkarim Umar Kaura Reporting From Zamfara.
In its commitment to the health sector, the zamfara state government has promised to renovate the administrative block of school of nursing and midwifery Gusau, which was damaged by fire outbreak.
The zamfara state governor, Bello Mohammed Matawallen Maradun revealed this during the graduation ceremony of School Of Nursing and Midwifery held at school premises in Gusau, the state capital .
The governor who was represented by commissioner of health, Yahaya Muhmmad Kanoma said, the government under leadership of governor Bello Muhammed Matawalle has constructed 147 primary healthcare across the state within one year in office .
In his address the Executive Director School of Nursing and Midwifery, Alhaji Tukur Shehu Kaura, said the school has recorded a lot of achievements, such as securing full accreditation from NMCN and official flag off of community nursing program.
Others include improvement and maintaining 100% success in N and MCN final qualifying examination results of evidence by the 100% success in may and November 2017, May 2019, and August 2020 for nursing department and March 2020 for midwifery department, more so 98% March 2017, 98% September 2017 and 98% may 2018 for midwifery and nursing department respectively.
He maintained that, restoration of academic activities and maintaining academic excellence, positive changes of staff and students attitude, maintaining academic and learning – friendly,
environment for staff and students .
According to the Director, challenges facing the school, are the dilapidated condition schools, shortage of building and land encroachment, lack of manpower, and promotion problems, among others. Adding that the present admin block ravaged by fire outbreak is a typical examples of those challenges.
In a vote of thanks, the acting principal school of nursing and midwifery Alhaji Ibrahim Rabi’u Mailayi congratulated the graduating students and urged them to be a good ambassadors every where they found themselves.