President Muhammadu Buhari, has approved the appointment of Prof. Saad Ahmed, as the Chief Medical Director, Federal Medical Centre, FMC, Jabi, Abuja.
According to a statement released on Wednesday, by Eunice Akro, the Assistant Director, Press and Publicity, in the Ministry of Health, FMOH, in Abuja, the appointment of Ahmed takes effect from February 16, 2020.
Congratulating the Medical Director on his appointment, the Minister, Senator Olorunnimbe Mamora, asked Ahmed to do his best in improving on the achievements already attained at the Hospital.
Mamora advised him to focus more on service performance, in order to build public trust in the Health sector.
“This can be achieved by treating patients with respect. Also, work in harmony with all Stakeholders in the sector and Nigerians”, he advised.
He urged him to work harmoniously with the Board members, in order to surpass the legacy that is already in place at the Hospital, as this would go a long way in justifying the confidence reposed in him by the President Buhari.
Meanwhile, the Chairman of the Board of the FMC, Jabi, Dr. Alex Ideh, thanked the FMOH, for the support demonstrated during the process which led to the appointment, while pledging the cooperation of the Board to the new MD, to enable him succeed in his mandate.
Before his appointment as FCM CMD, Ahmed was a Professor of Pathology, with the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State.
He also specialised in Anatomic pathology.