Ugwuanyi receives award of honour as COVID-19 Response Champion

By AdvocateNews on 21/05/2021

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Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu state has been awarded the “COVID-19 Response Champion” by the Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria(AMLSN).

The award was presented at the 15th National Annual Public Health Lecture Series of the Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria which held in Abuja, Thursday.

The event which held at Chida hotel, Utako District, Abuja had Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu the Director General of the Nigeria Center for Disease Control as Guest Speaker while Senator Dr. Ibrahim Oloriebe, the Chairman Senate Committee on Health (Sec. and Tertiary) was Chairman of the Occasion.

Many top government functionaries and Scientists in the country were also in attendance.

Presenting the award to the Enugu state governor, the President of the Association Prof. James Garba Damen stated that the award is well deserved following Ugwuanyi’s sterling performance and discharge to duties during the period the COVID-19 ravaged the globe.

In his words “ Your Excellency, We didn’t choose you just for the sake of choosing you, we chose you because we carefully monitored your administration’s activities and response rate in the heat of the pandemic.

“we monitored how you deployed resources swiftly, trained health care givers and enlightened the public, all these indices informed our decision to honor you today. We wish to encourage you to keep showing diligence to duty demonstrating great empathy to people’s safety”.

Receiving the award from the Association, Gov. Ugwuanyi who was represented by his Special Assistant, Hon. Ilogebe Chidi, thanked the association graciously for taking out time to identify and encourage him for the works he has done so far.

He promised not to rest on his oars and achievements but will keep striving to deliver the dividends of democracy to the good people of Enugu. It is indeed a call for more work. Thank you once more.

Posted 21/05/2021 06:45:11 AM


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