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NMA Rivers SEC visits the Jamabo family

The State Executive Council of Nigerian Medical Association, Rivers State visited the family of Late Alabo Prof. Rollings Sopirinye Jamabo , an erudite Professor of Surgery who served the association as Chairman between 1990 and 1993.

Speaking on behalf of the association, the chairman, Prof. Chizindu Alikor noted that Prof. Jamabo being a teacher of teachers, had dedicated his lifetime to improving the medical profession and had made immeasurable contributions towards the advancement of medicine in the state and nation. He promised that NMA was going to be fully involved in the preparations to lay him to rest.


He requested that the family gives NMA the opportunity to pay him their last honour by having the body of the late Jamabo laid in state at the NMA house. Prof. Alikor also intimated the family about a plan to pay tribute to the memory of the doyen of Surgery, by naming a hall in the NMA house after him.

Responding, the head of the Jamabo family thanked the NMA for deeming it fit to visit the family a second time since the demise of their father. He thanked the NMA for all the kind words spoken in honour of the late Prof. He stated that the date of the funeral has been fixed for November 21st 2020 and he shall be interred at Ogoloma, Okrika Island. He promised to relay the requests of the NMA to the larger Jamabo family.

Dr. Irene Obuzor
PRO, NMA Rivers.

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