Following the directive of the Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele
Fayose that medical facilities in the State should be properly
equipped and adequately staffed, the State Hospital Management Board
(HMB) has commenced the process of recruiting no fewer than 100
medical personnel in compliance with the instruction.
The Permanent Secretary (HMB), Dr. Kolawole Aina who made this known
in Ado Ekiti, disclosed that the Board has commenced interviewing
shortlisted candidates from about 1,000 applicants for the various
Dr. Aina said that 20 Medical Doctors and 50 Nurses would be recruited
into the Public Service in the course of the exercise.
He listed other cadres to be employed to include Pharmacists, Health
Assistants, Health Information Officers, Dental Technicians,
Physiotherapist, Medical Laboratory Scientists and Image Scientists.
According to him, the existing vacancies were consequential upon
disengagement of workers from the public service, noting that many
workers had retired without corresponding replacement over the years.
He assured that the new appointments would be strictly on merit,
stressing that the process would be conducted fairly as no undue
interference would be allowed.