The National Association of Government General Medical and Dental Practitioner of Nigeria (NAGGMDP), Kogi State chapter, has commended Gov. Yahaya Bello for the implementation of the 2014 revised Consolidated Medical Salary Structure (CONMESS) for doctors in the state’s civil service.
The commendation was given in a statement jointly signed by NAGGMDP Chairman, Dr Okungbowa Osaretin Kelvin, and Secretary, Dr Ugoh Stanley Nkemakolam, and made available to newsmen on Monday in Lokoja.
According to the statement, we write to convey our sincere appreciation from all the medical doctors under auspices of the Kogi State Hospital Management Board, and indeed the NAGGMDP, Kogi chapter, and from all our colleagues at the national level.
”We thank His Excellency, Governor Yahaya Bello, for his recent kind gesture towards us through the implementation of the 2014 revised CONMESS, which became effective January 2021.
”Sir, this has put to an end of our seven years struggle and will stop the ongoing brain drain of medical doctors from the state civil service as well as ameliorate our economic challenges.
”It is our pleasure to inform you that your name has been written in gold in the history of our struggle regarding the 2014 revised CONMESS,.
”We will forever remember you and render our overwhelming supports and services whenever and wherever we have the opportunity to do so”, the statement reads.
The association further wish the governor greater successes in life and his future political career.