Ngige Bags NMA Merit Award
Written by on May 1, 2022
The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has nominated the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige for its meritorious service award in the health sector.
In a statement yesterday, the ministry said the nomination was contained in a letter to the Minister signed by NMA’s President, Prof. Innocent Ujah and the Secretary General, Dr Philip Ekpe.
The letter dated April 28 was titled, “Invitation as an awardee at the Annual General Conference/Delegates Meeting (AGC/ADM) of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA).”
The letter added that the award would be bestowed on Ngige during the opening ceremony scheduled for May 19 by 10: 00 am.
Ngige, a senior medical doctor, thanked the NMA for finding him worthy for such recognition, saying the award shows that his efforts towards the development of the health sector and other good works in Nigeria had not gone unnoticed.
Ngige, a former governor of Anambra State, said the award would definitely spur him to do more towards the uplift of the health sector and the development of Nigeria.