Obembe elected new President of NMA




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BENIN – Dr Kayode Obembe, an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, was Sunday elected as the new President of the Nigerian Medical (NMA).

Obembe from Oyo, was elected the new president at the 54th annual delegates conference of the held in Benin.

Shortly after his election, he said that the new executives would deliver their duties with vigour, enthusiasm and singleness of purpose.

The new NMA president expressed appreciation members of the for putting their mandate them.

Obembe said that his administration would operate within guiding philosophies, of which is , meaning: Let Offences Vanish Entirely.

He said the second philosophy was ensure that every Nigerian got covered by the National Insurance scheme (NHIS) through its Universal Coverage Scheme for all.

The outgoing President of NMA, Dr Osahon Enabulele, in his handover congratulated the association’s new leadership and it keep its dreams alive.

He called members of the association to support the new administration, saying that it was the only way the association would continue to make progress.

Enabulele commended the NMA for its enthusiasm, and support during his tenure, saying that the past executives would always be there to advice and support to the new administration.

Members of the new executive include: Dr Titus Ibekwe (Ist Vice President) and Dr Okoro Chukwu Bartty (2nd Vice President).

Others are: Dr Adewunmi Alayaki (Secretary-General), Dr Chuoka Ossai-Abaninwa (Deputy Secretary) and Dr Abubakar Abdulrahman (National Treasurer). (NAN)