By Our Correspondent
The African Students Union Parliament (ASUP) has awarded Cross River Health Commissioner, Inyang Asibong with the African Servant Leadership Award and a medal of honor for her contributions towards nation building in the health sector.
The award, said to be the highest issued by the organization which comprises of higher institutions of learning in the African continent was presented recently to Asibong by the speaker of the parliament Mohammed Coulibaly who said they are in Nigeria for a drug abuse sensitization program across some selected institutions of higher learning across the country.
Represented by the majority leader, Edem Ayi, Coulibaly lauded the efforts of the Commissioner whom he described as a “Role model and mentor in life as well as the ministry of health.” He also applauded the staff of the ministry for their efforts geared towards ensuring quality healthcare delivery in the state pointing out that they have been watching the ministry from afar.
The Director of Food Safety in the Ministry, Joseph Ingwu, who responded on behalf of the ministry thanked the delegates and expressed their delight for the recognition, and promised to continue to do contribute their quota in ensuring a healthy Cross River state for all.
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