Borno Governor Babagana Umara Zulum has approved the recruitment of 40 medical doctors of the state who studied medicine from various tertiary institutions within and outside Nigeria.
Zulum disclosed this when he granted audience to the just-graduated medical doctors in Maiduguri.
He said that the recruitment was approved as part of the measures to enhance healthcare delivery in the state, adding that accommodation will be provided to those who are willing to serve in the state.
In his speech, the Permanent Secretary, Borno State Ministry of Health, Dr Muhammad Nguluze, assured that the medical practitioners were ready to work in their home state to give back to their people.
Nguluze disclosed that some of them were part of students sponsored by the Borno State Government to study in Sudan and Egypt.