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Birthday Felicitations

The chairman NMA Rivers state, Prof. Chizindu Alikor, on behalf of the State Officers Committee, the State Executive Council and the entire NMA Rivers family heartily felicitates with our outstanding, hardworking and dedicated treasurer, *Dr. Vivian Ikoruba Ile* on her birthday today.

Ma, as you celebrate your birthday, we join your numerous friends and well wishes to pray for success, God’s guidance, good health and prosperity to follow you every step of the way. May God bless you and grant you all your heart’s desires today and always.

Best Wishes.

Dr. Irene Obuzor
PRO, NMA Rivers State
12-02-2021

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NMA Rivers News Update: Residency Training Grant and Skipping

It is indeed a thing of joy to announce that NMA Rivers state is beginning the month of February with great news. The Rivers State government has graciously approved the Residency Training Grant and funds have been released for the purpose.

We would like to especially thank our own Governor, the Executive Governor of Rivers State, His Excellency, Chief (Barr.) Nyesom Ezenwo Wike CON, GSSRS, POS Africa, for hearkening to the call of NMA Rivers State and approving the Residency training grant. Skipping of doctors in Rivers State loading…

We thank our senior colleague, our Deputy Governor, Her Excellency, Dame Dr. (Mrs.) Ipalibo Harry Banigo and our ever-versatile Commissioner for Health, Prof. Princewill Chike for working tirelessly for the interest of NMA Rivers State.

We are indeed grateful to our State Officers Committee who have worked assiduously in partnership with the affiliates to carry out their laid down tasks.

We thank our members for their immense support and patience. We request your continued support and prayers and pledge to work hard to ensure that the interest of doctors in Rivers state remains at the front burner.

Dr. Irene Obuzor
PRO, NMA Rivers State
1st February 2021

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Felicitations

The chairman NMA Rivers State, Prof. Chizindu Alikor on behalf of the State Officers Committee, the State Executive Council and the entire Rivers Community happily felicitates with our esteemed Professor of Clinical Microbiology, *Prof. Kennedy Wariso* on his recent elevation to the office of Acting Dean, Faculty of Basic Clinical Sciences, University of Port Harcourt.

Sir, this new milestone is another affirmation of your astute administrative skills and your commitment to academic excellence. We wish you success and Godspeed as you carry out the duties of your new role.

Hearty Congratulations Sir.

Dr. Irene Obuzor
PRO, NMA Rivers State
18-01-2021

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Inauguration of standing Committees for NMA Rivers 2020-2022 Executive year

Following ratification by the State Executive Council, the chairman NMA Rivers State, Prof. Chizindu Alikor has inaugurated the Standing committees for the NMA 2020-2022 Executive year.

Various committees were inaugurated as follows:

MEDICAL LEGISLATION AND RELATIONS
1. DR PETERSIDE SOFIRI – CHAIRMAN
2. DR FAMBA FAMBA DANIEL – SECRETARY
3. DIRECTOR, PLANNING AND RESEARCH AND STATISTICS, RIVERS STATE MINISTRY OF HEALTH
4. DR IJEOMA AMADI
5. DR PC OHIA
6. DR PAUL JOHN
7. DR OWHORJI BRIGHT

PROFESSIONAL ETHICS/DISCIPLINARY
1. DR IRAGUNIMA O – CHAIRMAN
2. DR OHAKA JUSTICE – SECRETARY
3. DR CHIJIOKE MANDA MDCN STATE REP
4. DR  IJERUH OLUKUNMI
5. DR OKEY IBEABUCHI
6. DR DAKA IYEONIME
7. DR LEESI SAPIRA-ORDU

SCIENTIFIC AND EDITORIAL
1. DR EMEM-CHIOMA P – CHAIRMAN
2. DR CHINWE OGBONNAA-NJOKU – SECRETARY
3. DR NORBERT UNAMBA
4. DR ELEKI BENIBOBA JENEWARI
5. DR NDU-AKINLA CHINYERE
6. DR OPARAODU UREH
7. DR OGECHUKWU ISOKARIARI

FINANCE
1. DR ILE VIVIAN – CHAIRMAN
2. DR AVUNDAA HOPE – SECRETARY
3. DR OLAKA EBIENJU
4. DR NDUBUISI ODOBEATU
5. DR AKANI UGOCHUKWU
6. DR CECILIA NWIBUBASA
7. DR IBINABO AMACHREE-MEMBERE

PUBLICITY
1. DR OBUZOR IRENE – CHAIRMAN
2. DR OVUNDA NYECHE – SECRETARY
3. DR FESTUS OSSAI
4. DR CHITURU WEJE
5. DR ABAYOMI OGUNDELE
6. DR NMEGBU WISDOM
7. DR CHIOMA OZUEH-OKPANI

WELFARE
1. DR KWOSAH NGOZI – CHAIRMAN
2. DR OHAKA JUSTICE – SECRETARY
3. DR EWUZIE AMARACHI
4. DR ADANNA UZOIGWE
5. DR TOMINA GEORGE
6. DR TEE POPNEN
7. DR EKENE

Speaking at the event which held today 15th January 2021 at NMA House, the chairman thanked the appointees for accepting the call the serve and charged them to work diligently for the interest of our association.

In view of extant covid-19 protocols, other committees are to be inaugurated at a later date.

Dr. Irene Obuzor
PRO, NMA Rivers State
15-01-2021

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Birthday Felicitations

The chairman, NMA Rivers state, Prof. Chizindu Alikor on behalf of the state officers committee, the state executive council and the entire NMA Rivers community join the good people of Rivers State to celebrate our indefatigable Permanent Secretary, Rivers State Ministry of Health, *Dr. (Mrs.) Ndidi Chikanele Utchay* on the occasion of her birthday.

Ma, on this very special occasion of your birthday, we wish you peace, good health and prosperity. We join your numerous well wishers to celebrate you today. You remain an inspiration to us all.

Dr. Irene Obuzor
PRO, NMA Rivers
04-01-2021

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