Bauchi — Bauchi State Governor, Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed, has hailed former Governor of Rivers State, Dr. Peter Odili, for establishing PAMO University of Medical Sciences in the state.
The governor was speaking at the first Founder's Day Ceremony of the PAMO University held at its premises yesterday in Port Harcourt.
While commending the former governor for his foresight in initiating the university, Mohammed said it would go along way towards providing the required manpower in the country's health sector.
According to him, "I am highly delighted to be here, the establishment of university like this is a welcome development and can assist in the provision of qualitative healthcare services to Nigerians. I commend Dr. Peter Odili for his humanitarian services in addition to the establishment of the university."
The Bauchi governor on behalf of the other governors who attended the occasion, assured the former Rivers State governor of their support to ensure the university achieve its set objectives.
Mohammed informed the gathering that his recent official visit to the United States of America is seek the support of stakeholders in order to ensure effective healthcare delivery across his state.
Others who attended the occasion are the former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar (rtd), Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, while Governors of Sokoto, Oyo and Adamawa states witnessed the event.
The vision of the PAMO University of Medical Sciences is to be one of the foremost Medical University in Nigeria, recognised locally and globally for quality and excellence in health services, medical education and research.