The Managing Director of Pharmanews Limited, Pharm. (Sir) Ifeanyi Atueyi, was among the eminent Nigerians that recently bagged awards of the West African Postgraduate College of Pharmacists (WAPCP), Nigeria chapter.
Pharm. Atueyi received the appreciation award during the opening ceremony of the Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Scientific Symposium of the WAPCP, Nigerian chapter, held at Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja, last May.
Dr. Muazu Babangida Aliyu, executive governor of Niger State was also made a patron of WAPCP at the event chaired by Pharm. (Prof.) Fola Tayo, immediate past president of WAPCP.
Other awardees at the event were: Pharm. (Prof.) Paul I. Akubue, Pharm. (Prince) Julius Adelusi-Adeluyi, Pharm. (Prof.) Fola Tayo, Pharm. Moses C. Azuike, Pharm. (Dr.) Uford S. Inyang. They all bagged the appreciation award of WAPCP for their contributions to the college.
In his opening speech, the chairman, Prof. Fola Tayo, said that WAPCP has gone through years of serious challenges, but today, have become a formidable force all across West Africa, adding that Nigeria, Ghana, Sierra-Leone, have approved WAPCP’s fellowship for consultant’s grade.
He also acknowledged and commended the Niger State Government for its support to students of the college and for being the first state to implement the consultant’s status of the college, before any other state, immediately the National Council on Establishment granted WAPCP recognition.