Police to establish 26-bed hospital in 6 zones




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– The Inspector-General Police, Mr Abubakar, the force establish a 26-bed cottage each the six geo-political zones the country.

Abubakar assured many medical doctors and other health would soon be recruited to meet the medical needs the force.

The inspector-general gave the assurance Tuesday in an newsmen shortly after he declared open a three-day seminar for police medical officers.

“We have made it a point duty very soon if there is recruitment; they (medical unit) are going to be given large chunk.[eap_ad_2]

“This is to enable them to recruit doctors and other medical ,’’ he said.

Abubakar said the establishment of the cottage hospitals in the zones was to enable officers and men of the force in the areas benefit from the police medical services.

Also, Mrs Grace Akudo, AIG, Medical, said the unit had received some fund from the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) and promised that it would be used to upgrade the force’s medical .

Akudo said that the unit would soon develop a strategic medical for the force where training of professionals would be given priority.

She said that in the planned recruitment, both middle and high level professionals would be recruited to provide effective medical services to officers and men. (NAN)[eap_ad_3]