Adamawa State Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has been applauded for initiating a great vision for the healthcare sector as part of his agenda geared towards a sustainable development in terms of Health Care delivery in the state.

The appraisal was made by the Executive Secretary of the Adamawa State Primary Health Care Development Agency ADSPHCDA Dr Suleiman Saidu Bashir as the state joins the world to mark the 2021 international nurse’s week which has the theme “Nurses: A Voice to Lead.” .

Dr Bashir noted that While the COVID -19 pandemic brought unprecedented challenges to the health system, nurses remain integral players that have brought, and are still bringing great ideas for innovations and improvements to not only nursing practice, but health system in general.

He maintained that nurses have lent their voices towards a great vision for future healthcare delivery system in Nigeria.

He further posited that the people-centered policies of the administration of Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri in Adamawa state has made it possible for the Agency which is a responsible and responsive entity to create a lot of life saving programmes.

He saluted Governor Fintiri for doing much in the health sector such as the the just concluded recruitment of nurses into the workforce of the agency the , facilitation of the provision of scholarship to nursing students through our MOU with ICRC , the construction and rehabilitation of Hospitals across the three geopolitical zones in the state, and many more.

Dr Bashir remained optimistic that the coast is gradually getting clear under the current administration to make Adamawa state health system great again as the state has the capacity to produce nurses who can compete with their counterparts around the globe.

The Executive Secretary of the Primary Health Care Development Agency noted that as the D-day which is the 12th of May 2021 approaches , he urged Nigerians to appreciate and encourage Nurses who are providing lifesaving roles in the society.

He encouraged the populace to support nurses in the best ways that will enhance their job while they serve the society better.