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The Chief of Mamprugu, Nayiri Naa Bohagu Mahami Abdulai Sheriga II, has commended the management and staff of the Baptish Medical Centre (BMC) at the Nalerigu for the selfless services it is rendering in the area.
He pointed out that their dedication to duty had helped to save the lives of many patients within and outside the country.
The Nayiri made the commendation after paying his maiden visit to the hospital since he was enskinned about four years ago.
He toured the maternity, female, male surgical, medical and paediatric ward where he made cash donations and gave a quantity of smoked fish to the nutrition unit of the facility to supplement the feeding of children on admission.
Naa Sheriga also visited the Public Health Department of the hospital and wished patients on admission a speedy recovery.
The Nayiri’s visit was also in commemoration of the 50th anniversary celebration of the BMC.
He told the management of the hospital that it was the responsibility of God to give life while that of the BMC was to save lives.
The Nayiri, who is also President of the Northern Regional House of Chiefs, noted that the hospital had contributed immensely to the improvement and in the health status of people in its catchment area.
The Medical Superintendent of the BMC, Dr. George Faile Junior, on behalf of management and staff, welcomed the Nayiri and his elders.
According to him, his outfit was happy to have the king and his elders as its guest, especially at a time when the hospital was celebrating its golden jubilee.