Assistant Director and Head of pharmacy department, National Orthopaedic Hospital, Igbobi, Lagos, Pharm. (Mrs) Margaret O. Obono, has won the 10th edition of the prestigious May & Baker Professional Service Award in Pharmacy.
Mrs Obono was announced winner of the award at the opening ceremony of the 87th PSN Conference held at Ibom Hall, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, on 4 November, 2014 and was also presented with the plaque, certificate and a dummy cheque of N250, 000.
Mrs Obono hails from Idomi, Yakur Local Government Area of Cross River State and had her education at Saint Michael’s Primary School, Kaduna; Federal Government Girls College, Calabar; University of Nigeria, Nsukka and the West African Postgraduate College of Pharmacists (WAPCP).
She has won other various awards, including the Merit Award from the Association of Lady Pharmacists (2007); Merit Award from the Women’s Wing of Christian Association of Nigeria (WOMICAN) – 2001; Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN), President’s Award 2006; Young Pharmaceutical Forum Gold Mentor Award (2008); Merit Award, PSN, Lagos (2009); and the Pharmaceutical Association of Nigeria Students (PANS) Award (2009).
She is a Fellow of the West African Postgraduate College of Pharmacists and member of the International Pharmaceutical Federation.