Wednesday, 29 January 2020

You are a round peg in a round hold, monarch describes Ayade's commissioner




The Obol Lopon of Ugep, Obol Ofem Ubangha Eteng has expressed satisfaction over the recent appointments into the Cross River State Executive Council by his Excellency Sen. Prof. Ben Ayade, with specific emphasis to that of Dr. Betta Edu who was recently promoted from Director General of the state's Primary Healthcare Development Agency to the Commissioner of Health. 

Describing Dr. Betta in his Palace, recently during a courtesy and leprosy sensitisation/awareness visit to Ugep, the monarch said her appointment was indeed a round peg in a round hole appointment. 

"This is the Almighty Dr Betta Edu that I've been hearing about, the one and only Betta Edu who i even got her contacts before seeing her face to face. I must thank Governor Ben Ayade for appointing you commissioner for Health as your appointment is indeed a round peg in a round hole. Your legacies are spreading across the nooks and cranny of the State and beyond." The Monarch expressed. 


The Obol who was delighted to have the team visit Ugep, said the governor's love for Ugep was second to none, thanking him for all he has done for the People of Ugep, Obol Ubangha went on to inform that leprosy was first reported in 1918 in Yakurr as a cure center was built in Iyeama and another in mkpani around 1920 same with Obubra when the crowd became too much to manage in Iyeama. He thanked the State Governor for choosing Yakurr and the massive work about to begin in the General Hospital Ugep as he promised to always supervise the ongoing work as was pleaded by the Honorable Commissioner for Health.

Earlier, Dr. Edu had informed the monarch she and her team were in Ugep for three important reasons which are, 
The World Leprosy Day, Larsa Fever Outbreak/sensitization campaign and Diarrhoea disease outbreak. She informed the Obol of the Governors order to begin the complete upgrade and over haul of the Ugep General hospital.

She in each case enumerated the immediate modalities put forth by the CRS Government to address and tackle all this pressing issues assuring him and the Ugep nation as well as the entire State that all hands are on deck to ensure that the State remains free of any form of attack.

Amongst the Health Commissioner are; DG CRSPHCDA Dr Janet Ekpenyong, the Permanent Secretary CRSPHCDA Dr Mark Umah, the Director of public health Dr Iwara Iwara,Director of Administration CRSPHCDA Mr Bassey Evong, Unit head of TBL Dr Offor and a host of others.



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