In this article, we shall be looking at the contact details and addresses of all Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria zonal offices in the country. We have also provided their email addresses as well as some of their telephone numbers for your perusal. If you are a nurse or a midwife, this post will be especially useful to you in the event that you are looking for information on how to renew your nursing and midwifery council of Nigeria licence and the exact locations to go get it done.
According to the official website of The Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria, this organization is a category B parastatal of the Federal Ministry of Health which came into existence via Decree No. 89, 1979, that is presently known as Nursing and Midwifery (Registration etc) act. Cap. N143, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004. The Council is a body Corporate with perpetual succession and a common seal.
The Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria is the only legal, administrative, corporate and statutory body that is tasked with the performance of specific functions on behalf of the Federal Government of Nigeria so as to make sure of the delivery of safe and effective Nursing and Midwifery care to the public via quality education and best practices. The organization is authorized by law to regulate the standards of Nursing and Midwifery Education and Practice in the country and to review such standards from time to time in order to meet the changing health needs of the society.
The basic objectives of the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria are to ensure high quality of Nursing and Midwifery education in Nigeria, maintain high standard of professional nursing and midwifery practice and enforce discipline within the profession. The Council has its headquarters in Abuja with Zonal Offices in Sokoto, Kaduna, Bauchi, Enugu, PortHarcourt and Lagos, and we shall give their addresses and contact information in details as we proceed in this article.
The Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria is headed by a Secretary General/Registrar, who is assisted by other professionals and non-professional staff. They are responsible to a Board headed by a Chairman with members drawn from various institutions and zones in Nigeria.
In order to assist the Federal Government in achieving its Health-Care Reform Agenda, the Council maintains a close working relationship with other sister organizations under the Federal Ministry of Health. These sister organizations include the following: the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria, Pharmacists Council of Nigeria and other health parastatals. The aim of creating this rapport is to work as a team in assisting the Federal Government in achieving its objectives in the health-care sector.
The Council also works in partnership and collaboration with national and international non-governmental organisations such as WHO, UNICEF, USAID, The British Council, International Council of Nurses, International Council for Midwives, Institute of Human Virology, Nigeria (IHVN), International Center for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs (ICAP),West African Health Organization (WAHO), Ipas, Netherlands Leprosy Relief Organisation, JSI/MMIS-Nigeria, Family Health International, GHAIN, PATHS, NACA, Pathfinder International, Society For Family Heath, to mention but a few, in developing and implementing various health programmes, projects, workshops/seminars etc., aimed at improving and uplifting the standards of Nursing and Midwifery Education and Practice in the country.
The Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria also maintains a close relationship with National Board of Technical Education (NBTE), National Universities Commission (NUC), Federal and State Universities, Polytechnics, Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Administrative Staff College of Nigeria, Centre for Management Development, Federal Training Centres (for academic and professional training programme for staff).
CONTACT DETAILS OF THE ZONAL OFFICES OF THE NURSING AND MIDWIFERY COUNCIL OF NIGERIA
The information below are the addresses and contact details of all Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria zonal offices in the country as well as the contact persons responsible for each zone.
The Secretary- General/Registrar
Plot 713, Cadastral Zone Life Camp,
Mrs Shonde Bolaji
Central Medical Library Compound, Murtala Muhammed Way,
(Opposite Yaba Bus Stop) Yaba, Lagos.
Mr. Adamu Abdullahi
20, Yakubu Bauchi Road,
Opposite Deputy Governor’s Residence,
Bauchi, Bauchi State
Mrs. N. E. Nwachukwu
10B, Amawbia Close,
Opposite New Haven Police Station,
Enugu, Enugu State
Mallam Usman Shamshudeen Jari
Federal Government Secretariat,
3rd Floor, Room 320-322,
Kaduna, Kaduna State
Mr. Ernest Akuna
9, Wami Street,
Beside Oroworukwo Commuinity Town Hall,
Port-Harcourt, Rivers State
Mallam Chibiyeyi Usman
Shehu Kangiwa State Secretariat,
Block 4, Suite 3, Room 203,
Sokoto, Sokoto State