GOVERNOR AMINU TAMBUWAL OF SOKOTO STATE DECLARES OPEN NMA NEC MEETING.
- Abolishes taxes on call duty and shift allowances.
The Executive Governor of Sokoto State, His Excellency, Rt Hon Barr Aminu Waziri Tambuwal CFR, Matawallen Sokoto, on Thursday, 2nd December 2021 declared open the National Executive Council (NEC) meeting of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), at the International Conference Center (ICC), Sokoto State.
The Keynote Speaker on the theme, ‘The continuous evolution of the trio of Lassa, Ebola and COVID-19 diseases,’ was the Executive Governor of Delta State, His Excellency, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa.
The event, which was very well attended, had as the Chairman of the occasion, the Chairman, Senate Committee on Health, Senator ( Dr) Ibrahim Yahaya Oloriegbe, Chairman, Senate Committee on Health.
Also, the President of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) ,who was the Guest of Honour at the event, Prof(Dr) Innocent A O Ujah FNMA, FNAmed, mni presented an address.
Afterwards, goodwill messages were presented by the Royal Father of the Day, His Eminence, The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji(Dr) Sa’ad Abubakar III CFR, mni.
Goodwill messages were also presented by the Chairman of the Federal House of Representatives Committee on Health, Hon (Dr) Yusuf Tanko Sununu and the President-elect of the World Medical Association (WMA) and the President of the Commonwealth Medical Association (CMA),Dr Osahon Enabulele MBBS, MHPM, FWACP, FNMA.
The National Officers Committee (NOC) and other delegates from all the countries of the Federation were welcomed to the auspicious occasion by the Chairman of the Sokoto State branch of the association and the Local Organising Committee ( LOC) ,Dr Umar Mohammed.
Dr Aniekeme Uwah JP
National Publicity Secretary
Nigerian Medical Association