Succour has come the way of the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), in Kogi state as the State Government has approved the implementation of the 2014 revised Consolidated Medical Salary Structure (CONMESS), and proper placement of doctors in the State Specialist Hospital (KSSH), Lokoja, and the entire state own hospitals at large.
The Association’s leadership commended the state governor, Yahaya Bello for granting the approval.
The commendation is contained in a statement jointly signed by the Leadership of the North Central Caucus of NARD, the leader of the group and his deputy Dr. Abdulquadri Idrisu; and Dr. Emmanuel Bola Jonah Kelvin made this known in lokoja the state capital.
According to the statement, in the last one year, NARD had reached out to the government on the need to implement the CONMESS, both directly and from Association of Resident Doctors, nothing that the demand was made through its Immediate Past President, Dr. Emmanuel Bola Jonah Kelvin.
The statement notes with Concern that the implementation CONMESS is a relief for the state residents doctors which will go along way in addressing some of challenges in health sector.
The Association pledged their total commitment in ensuring effective service delivery in saving the lives of the people of the state.
While applauding Governor Bello for his understanding, the groups further commended his giant strides on infrastructural development particularly in the health sector since he assumed office and urged him to sustain the effort.