-As NAPPSA Marks 10th Anniversary
For their meritorious contributions to the Nigerian Association of Pharmacists and Pharmaceutical Scientists in the Americas (NAPPSA) from inception, Pharm. (Sir) Ifeanyi Atueyi, managing director, Pharmanews Ltd; Pharm. Deji Osinoiki, and late Dr Uford Inyang have bagged the distinguished fellowship of NAPPSA.
The inaugural fellowship ceremony, which took place at the just concluded 11th Annual NAPPSA Scientific Conference &Exposition, held at Houston, Texas, between September 21-24, 2017, conferred fellowship on fourteen founding members of the association.
The names of the newly installed Fellows are: Dr Funmi Ajayi, former president; Dr Olu Aloba; Dr Nkere K. Ebube, immediate past president; Dr Leo Egbujiobi, new president; Emmanuel Ezirim; Nnodum Iheme; Dr Patrick Nwakama; Dr Echeazu Ogu; Prof. Sunny Ohia, Late Dr Yetunde Taiwo; Dr Sydney Ugwu, Pharm. (Sir) Ifeanyi Atueyi, managing director, Pharmanews Ltd; Pharm. Deji Osinoiki; and late Dr Uford Inyang, represented by his son, Dr Iniobong Inyang.
Egbujiobi, the newly installed president, in his welcome remarks appreciated all participants at the conference, noting that the hosting of the meeting at Houston was not accidental, but deliberately planned to mark the 10th anniversary of NAPPSA, to acknowledge and appreciate founding members, and to exercise third hand over of people’s representative, which is the new leadership.
Accepting the leadership mantle, he assured the members of the continuity of the association’s agenda and mission, while he is poised to bring along the younger generation of leaders with shared appetite for the growth and the sustainability of NAPPSA.