Zamfara govt establishes school of nursing, midwifery in Zurmi


   From Maiharaji Altine Gusau

Arrangements have reached advanced stage by Zamfara state government for the establishment of school of Nursing and Midwifery in Zurmi town, the headquarters of Zurmi local government area of the state.

This was contained in a statement signed by the Director General Press Affairs and Public Relations of Zamfara state House of Assembly, Alhaji Mustafa Jafaru Kaura.

Jafaru stated that, a high powered delegation, under the leadership of the speaker state House of Assembly, Hon Nasiru Mu’azu Magarya has visited the town to access the possibility, fitness as well as combat readiness of both temporary and permanent sites of the proposed tertiary health institution. 

During the visit to the site, Speaker Magarya maintained that “considering strategic importance of Zamfara North Senetorial District cuppled with zurmi as gate way to the state, informed the decision of Governor Bello Matawalle to cite the school in that locality”. 

 He further pointed out that when fully established, the school would provide the most needed middle level manpower needs of the state in terms of health workers.
The Speaker commended the level of preparadness of the planing committee set up by the Zurmi emirate council under the leadership of Alhaji Isayaka Muhammad Zurmi who perfected plans for the smooth and proper take-off of the proposed school.

 In an address of welcome the chairman caretaker committee Zurmi local government council, Dr Auwwal Bawa Moriki commended the  forsigh of the state government for establishing the school of nursing in his domain.

 He then assured the state government’s delegation of his council’s readiness and determination for the  successful take-off of the institution in the area.
In his remarks the emir of Zurmi Sarkin zamfara Alhaji Atiku Abubakar Muhammad applaudedthe purposeful representation of Speaker Nasiru Magarya who he said was the architet for the establishment of the school in his domain.

  The monarch who could not hide his joy and happiness over the citation of the school in Zurmi was also full of praise to the state governor for remembering the historical background of Zurmi educationally by citing the school of nursing in the emirate.
 While assuring the delegation of cordiality and hospitality nature  of the people of Zurmi  to the incoming staff and students of the proposed institution, the Emir pledged his total support and corporation of all government loudable policies and programmes .

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