Medical Laboratory Scientists Reject New Chairman

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medical laboratory scientists reject new chairman

Medical Laboratory Scientists Reject New Chairman

The Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists (MLSN) has rejected the appointment of Dr. Babajide Salako, as Chairman of Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria.

Dr. Casmir Ifeanyi, President of the association said at a press conference in Abuja, that Salako's appointment breached the Act setting up the council.

Ifeanyi said Salako has not met the criteria for appointment to the position as spelt out in Section 3, subsection 1(a) of the Act CAP (M25) LFN 2004.

He said that the Act provided that the chairman of the council must be a qualified fellow of the council with five years post qualification experience.

"The person shall be appointed by the president on the recommendation of the minister from a list of names of the fellows submitted by the council (in this Act referred to as the association)."

According to him, Salako's appointment has not fulfilled any of the credentials enunciated in Section 3 of the Act.

Ifeanyi said that the association was shocked at the violation of the above section of the Law, without recourse to the list of names submitted by the council in compliance with the law.

"We call on the NASS to investigate the appointment of Salako as chairman of the governing board of MLSCN."

He urged President Bola Tinubu to withdraw Salako's appointment and nominate another qualified person to replace him.