The Hon Commissioner Prof. Abdullahi Isa, said the recent replacement of Dr Saidu Bala with Dr Dauda Wadinga as Medical Director of Specialist Hospital, Yola, was in the best interest of the public.
He made this known Friday in a statement to clarify speculations making round over the development.
“The attention of the Ministry of Health has been drawn to some misguided statements and utterances making round on the government’s decision to change the leadership of the state specialist hospital, Yola.
“The ministry wants to make it categorically clear that the decision is to the best interest of the citizens and not guided by sentiment nor politically motivated.
“The decision is part of the process of revitalizing the specialist hospital to serve the public better in line with the best practice as obtained all over the world and also to regain its lost glory,” Isa said.
He assured the commitment of Gov. Fintiri administration to provide Adamawa citizens quality and affordable health care services.
Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri had last month replaced Bala with Wadinga.
Wadinga was before his appointment a Consultant General Surgeon and Head of General Surgery Department with the Federal Medical Centre,Yola.