BY IBRAHIM ABDULHAMID, MAY 06, 2022 | 02:43 PM
Prof. Ahmed Ahidjo, the chief medical director of the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital has been conferred with a national award by the Federal Government of Nigeria.
The conferment of the award, National Productivity Order of Merit (NPOM), was communicated to the CMD via a letter signed by Mr. Chris Ngige, minister of labour and employment.
NPOM is instituted by the FG to recognize and honor individuals and organizations who have contributed and shown commitment towards high productivity and hard work across the country.
The awardees are selected by the National Production Order of Merit Committee, every year to honor them in view of their contributions to the Nigerian cause.
Prof. Ahidjo became the CMD of UMTH in 2018. Under his administration, the teaching hospital has seen many rapid infrastructural developments and transformations, positioning it to adequately respond to the growing health needs of the people of Borno and the rest of the North East of Nigeria.
The formal issuance of the award medal will take place May 12 in Abuja, Mr. Ngige said in the letter, noting that it will be presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari.
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