The Chief Medical Director, University of Abuja Teaching Hospital Gwagwalada, Professor Bissala Ekele said the tradition of reward for hardwork for staffers optimum perfomance was to encourage more passion and dedication to duty among it’s workers.
Professor Ekele bare his mind on Thursday during the 2021 award for workers and institutions that had contributed to the development of the tertiary health Institution.
According to the Chief Medical Director,the reward system was introduced three years ago in 2018 to encourage mass participation of the staffers, through a committee set up by the Management of the hospital.
He congratulated the recipients of the year 2021 award for making the hospital proud, saying more will be required from them in the course of their service to the hospital.
Professor Ekele maintained that the post COVID era has been the best thing that had happened to the hospital, giving the proliferation of development both in physical,infrastructural and equipments donated to the health Institution, as well as treatment of COVID-19 patients with over 80 % management and treatment..
He said staffers that won the yearly award was carefully selected under a committee that selected best staff award and best department award.
In his remarks,the chairman of the Board of the Hospital,Dr Sam Sam Jaja congratulated the 2021 beneficiaries,stating that he is proud of the entire staffers of the hospital as they have done fairly well.
He urged them to put in more efforts to make the hospital more pride of place among the tertiary health Institutions in Nigeria,saying he expected them to put in more efforts in the coming years.
Staffers from various departments won the best staff award for
2022, including development partners both local and foreign based with their operations in Nigeria.
Professor Felicia Anumah-also won the overall best staff of the year owing to her dedication to duty and commitement to the development of the hospital.
Certificate of awards was presented to each staff who won from various departments and development partners.