Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe state has approved N20.5 million for the payment of fees for 42 graduating medical students to register with the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN).
The registration is a necessary condition for the new graduates to practice as medical doctors.
This was disclosed in a press statement made available to journalists by the Director General on Press Affairs to the Governor, Abdullahi Bego.
“The governor has also approved the recruitment of 44 veterinary medical students who have been placed on the government’s payroll. “
“The approvals are part of Governor Buni’s continuing effort to ensure adequate and well-trained manpower in the state’s healthcare sector,” the statement reads in part.