The Ministry of Health is set to recruit about 32000 Nurses, Midwives and other health professionals into the sector following the issuance of the financial clearance to that effect.
This was revealed by the Municipal Chief Executive for the Lower Manya Krobo in the Eastern Region ,Simon Kweku Tetteh, while he addressed the second matriculation of Odumase Krobo Nursing and Midwifery College at the Campus of the college on Friday.
According to the MCE, the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) government led by Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has shown several commitment in the area of health and training of health personnel. He cited the restoration of the nursing training allowance which was scraped by the previous government as example.
He encourage the students to continue trusting the Akufo-Addo led government after assuring them of his commitment to the school.
a”I want to assure the entire college fraternity of my maximum commitment to make sure your new Campus is ready to accommodate you in the shortest possible time. We have taken delivery of two transformers which will power the electrification extension projects to the new Campus and it’s surrounding communities,” he stated.
The Principal of the College, Joana Owusu-Danso who administered the matriculation oath Congratulated the fresh students after officially welcoming them to the College. She advised them to be law abiding and hard working academically to enable them have a successful time at the Nursing College with high Standards.
The Students also took the Matriculation oath that would bind them to observe the rules and regulations of the college, to obey the Principal and other Officials of the College and also bind the college management to seek the welfare of the students in all their endeavors.
She entreated the students to apply themselves diligently to their studies to seek knowledge and truth and promote the general good of the College.
Samuel Nuertey Ayertey the Deputy Eastern Regional Minister in his address advised the 100 students to take their stay at the Nursing and Midwifery College as a life time opportunity to change their future for the better. He assured them of the government’s commitment to support them throughout their time in the school.
Source William Dei-Gyau || Ghananewsonline.com.gh