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Tinubu approves appointments of chief medical directors for Federal Medical Centres

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President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of Dr. James Enimi Omietimi as the Chief Medical Director of the Federal Medical Centre in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, for an initial four-year term.  

Additionally, Professor Sa’ad Aliyu Ahmed has been reappointed as the Chief Medical Director of the Federal Medical Centre (FMC) in Abuja for a second consecutive four-year term. 

Dr Omietimi brings a wealth of experience to his new role, having graduated from the University of Port Harcourt in 1994 with a Bachelor of Medicine, and Bachelor of Surgery degree (MBBS).  

Meanwhile, Dr. Sa’ad Ahmed, a distinguished Professor of Pathology at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, continues his tenure as Chief Medical Director of the Federal Medical Centre in Abuja.  

President Tinubu expressed confidence in the newly appointed Chief Medical Directors, expecting them to leverage their expertise to ensure the consistent delivery of quality healthcare services in line with the Renewed Hope Agenda.  

Chief Ajuri Ngelale, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, reiterated the President’s commitment to advancing healthcare delivery in Nigeria, underpinned by the appointment of competent and experienced professionals to key leadership positions. 

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