Rivers State Government will employ more resident doctors that will work at new facilities nearing completion this year , according to governor Nyesom Wike.
The Governor said this while speaking during a meeting with House Officers of the Braithwaite Memorial Specialist Hospital at the Government House Port Harcourt on Monday.
He equally assured the house officers that they would be retained after their internship.
The administration is expected to complete the Mother and Child Hospital Rumuomasi, Bori General Hospital, Degema Zonal Hospital And Okehi Zonal Hospital later this year.
The Governor said that their is need to employ young Rivers State doctors after they complete their internship saying that it has nothing to do with the economy.
“I thank God that we have this opportunity to employ you after your internship “.
The governor stated that his administration will assist the house officers to carry out their voluntary medical outreach to less privileged persons.
Governor Wike said that the Rivers State Government will continue to invest in healthcare programmes as a means to building the health infrastructure of the state.