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FG approves upgrade of FMC Yola, re-appoints NIPRD’s DG

Federal Government has approved the upgrading of the Federal Medical Centre, Yola, to Modibbo Adama University Teaching Hospital, Yola, Adamawa state.

The approval is the sequel to the demand by the people and the Adamawa State Government for the upgrade of the Medical Centre to a Teaching Hospital, to enhance the training of medical students as well as boost health care delivery in the state.

In another development, President Muhammadu Buhari has also approved renewing the appointment of the Director-General/ Chief Executive Officer of the National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research & Development (NIPRD), Dr Obi Peter Odigwe, for a second and final term of four years with the effect from 10th August 2022.

The President while congratulating Dr Odigwe on the re-appointment, charges him to position the institute for effective service delivery to the nation.

Writing by Ibrahim Shuaibu; Editing by Abdullahi Lamino