Vanguard (Lagos)

Nigeria: Radiographers Open Northern Zonal Office

Kano — Radiographer Registration Board of Nigeria weekend opened its Northern zonal office in Kano .

The zonal office is anticipated to cater for members from 13 states in the North west and North east geo-political zones.

Radiography Registration Board, established by Decree. 42 of 1987 is a regulatory Agency that control and regulates the activities of Radiographers in Nigeria.

Speaking at the ceremony, Kano Acting Registrar, Mr. Okpaleke Michael expressed optimism that the decision by Bayero University, Kano to establish a Radiography department will no doubt, go a long way to resolve dearth of manpower in the region.

The Acting Registrar stated that the resolve to establish a northern zonal office in Kano is part of a proactive strategy by the Board to create awareness among young school leavers to embrace the profession

Okpaleke Michael also lamented the activities of quacks in the industry and the Board's inability to check their unwholesome practice while asking the federal Government to empower all Regulatory agencies in bringing offenders to book.

Ads by Google

Copyright © 2013 Vanguard. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 2,000 reports a day from more than 130 news organizations and over 200 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.