From JIDAUNA YANUNG, Abuja
THE Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) is to employ Two hundred and three Midwives and community health extension workers from the defunct Midwives Service Scheme and SureP Programme.
Minister of State, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Dr. Ramatu Aliyu disclosed this recently at the launch of 12 kilo watts power volsus solar for health mini-grid for Primary Health Care Centres in Abuja.
This action, she explained is being done in order to boost primary health care services in the territory.
The minister also maintained that though the state of FCT PHC infrastructure by 2018 was adjudged poor with the achievement of only 30 percent of required minimum human resources for primary health care.
Meanwhile, the Director General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Brig. Gen. Ibrahim Shuaibu has stated that the scheme would prosecute who illegally participated in its programme or had participated in the past through fraudulent means when discovered.
He noted that the organization (NYSC) would not entertain any request for leniency by those who deliberately participated illegally in the programmes and are seeking restitution for their past fraudulent acts.
According to him the scheme would allow the law to take its course on such matters through the prosecution of such person and organizations/institution who aided them.