First Lady of the Republic of Sierra Leone Madam Fatima Maada Bio has taken to social media to commend and celebrate Dr. Sylvia Olayinka Blyden, her elder sister for all intents and purposes, on obtaining her license thirty years after completing her Bachelor of Science Degree in 1993 and becoming a Doctor of Medicine in 1996.
Madam Bio in her published statement requested public consolidation of good tidings for Dr. Blyden who she affirms has done a lot for her country.
Dr. Blyden had announced on Wednesday that she was returning to the field of medicine to obtain certification as a medical practitioner, starting with acquiring her license at the behest of family, including Madam Bio herself.
She had furthered that she will be doing her first phase in-house at Connaught, where she has already being shown around by colleagues and seniors.
She announced that after a break, she will be returning for her rotational duties to other hospitals.
Dr. Blyden confirmed to this medium that this is the start of her rotational duties of three months each, in the four disciplines of medicines, which are Internal Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Paediatrics and Surgery.
According to Madam Blyden, she has chosen to start with Internal medicine despite having hands on experience in obstetrics, specifically assisting in over fifty births.