President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of An Abusite Prof Saad Ahmed of pathology department as the Chief Medical Director, Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Jabi, Abuja.
According to a statement released on Wednesday by Eunice Akro, Assistant Director, Press and Publicity in the Ministry of Health, (FMOH), in Abuja, the appointment of Prof Saad Ahmed takes effect from Feb. 16, 2020.
Congratulating the medical director on his appointment, the Minister, Sen. Olorunnimbe Mamora, asked Prof Saad Ahmed to do his best at improving on the achievements already attained at the hospital.
Mamora advised him to focus more on service performance in order to build public trust in the health sector.
βThis can be achieved by treating patients with respect. Also, work in harmony with all stakeholders in the sector and Nigerians,β he advised.
He urged him to work harmoniously with the Board members in order to surpass the legacy that was already in place at the hospital as this would go a long way to justify the confidence reposed in him by the President Buhari.
Meanwhile, Chairman of the Board of the FMC, Jabi, Dr Alex Ideh thanked the FMoH for the support demonstrated during the process which led to the appointment, while pledging the cooperation of the Board to the new MD to enable him succeed in his mandate.
Before his appointment as FCM CMD, Ahmed was a Professor of Pathology with Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and specialized in Anatomic pathology. He is the immediate HOD of the Pathology Department. He was appointed Director, ABU Medical services in June 2019