Covid 19: Igbo Community In Cross River Sends A High Profile Volunteer Medical Team To Government


By Elijah Ugani – Calabar

The Igbo Community in Cross River State has offered to volunteer in the ongoing faith against the dreaded pandemic covid 19 in line with the state governors call for spirited individuals and organizations to join in the fight against the pandemic.

In a release made available to TheLumineNews and signed by the Senior Special Assistant to Governor Ayade on Non Indigenes Affairs who doubles as the President of Ohanaeze Ndi Igbo, Cross River State, Barr. Ugoji NWabueze indicates calls on the public to remember the team in prayers as they offer selfless service to the state.

The release reads in parts “In response to His Excellency request for more volunteers from spirited individuals and groups to assist in the implementation and enforcement of state Government’s Action Plan on COVID-19, IGBO in Cross River State through the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Non Indegenes Affairs and President of Ohanaeze Ndi Igbo Cross River State, Barr Ugoji Nwabueze has forwarded a list containing some of it’s best hands in Medical Practice, research and health management, as a volunteer team to his Excellency Senator Prof Ben Ayade, Governor of Cross River State.

“The team has the mandate to assist the State Government to sustain it’s current enviable National position of Covid-19 free status”

The volunteers are:

(1) Prof. C. Iroegbu (Virology & Genetic Ecology)

(2) Prof. E. Uttah (Parasitology & Environmental Biology)

(3) Prof A.O.Emeribe ( Harmatology & United Nations Rep)

(4) Prof. N. Osuchukwu (Community Health)

(5) Prof A.A.Alaribe ( Parasitology)

(6) Dr Felix Akubuenyi( Environmental Microbiology)

(7) Dr Mrs E Osuchukwu (PhD Nursing Science)

(8) HRM Igwe, Dr E. Ilounu. CMD: Madonna Specialist Hospital, 59 Murray St, Calabar.

(9) Nze Dr E. Odurukwe, CMD: Melrose Hospital, Ikom.

(10) Dr S.Ezigbo, CMD: Santa Maria Hospital, Ogoja.

(11) C.Chinedu (Med Lab Sc).

(12) Chigoziri Samuel (Nurse).

(13) Abigail Christian, (Environmental Microbiology)

(14) Ugoji Nwabueze (Development Media)

Kindly reflect them in your prayers as they volunteer to offer selfless services to the State.


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