By Ogar Monday; House of Assembly Correspondent
The Cross River State House of Assembly, Chairman House Committee on Finance and Appropriation and Member Representing Yakurr 2 State Constituency has stated that the Ministry of Health and the Cross River State Primary Health Care Development Agency (CRPHCDA) are the best performing MDAs in the State, as they have clearly risen beyond the financial crunch and continue to execute projects.
Hon. Williams said this at the House Committee on Finance and Appropriation 2016 budget performance review held in the Assembly Complex.
The Chairman who hipped praises on the head of both MDAs said, “We are proud of our girls” and jokingly added that maybe “Other MDA’s should be headed by women too”.
While speaking to our correspondent after the hearing, the Commissioner of Health, Dr. Inyang Asibong stated that the assessment by the Committee is a charge to do more as she and her team will not rest on their oars to bring quality and affordable health care to Cross Riverians.
She praised the State development partners for their consistent believe and investment in the health sector saying that her ministry is always ready to do more.
On her part, the DG Cross River State Primary Health Care Development Agency Dr. Betta Edu stated that upon her assumption of office she was set to deliver quality service and improve the health conditions of those living in the State.
She added that there are more projects in the pipeline that her agency will bring to the fore.