The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) recently honoured the President of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN), Pharm. Ahmed I. Yakasai, with a closing Gong ceremony on Friday, 29 June 2018.
The PSN president led a powerful delegation, which comprised the National Executive Committee Members; Representatives of Board of Fellows; Nigeria Academy of Pharmacy Fellows, Executives of Fidson Plc; Healthcare Federation of Nigeria members, and Chairman, Conference Planning Committee, Oluyole 2018.
In his welcome address, the NSE Chief Risk Officer, Mr Tunji Kazeem, who received the team on behalf of the CEO, Mr Oscar Onyema, expressed his interest in collaborating with the PSN on some public health issues, such as the drug abuse control and even access to capital for pharmaceutical businesses.
The PSN president on his part conveyed his desire to work with the Nigerian Stock Exchange. According to him, PSN has established a foundation to improve its corporate social relations, and going forward he requested for the partnership of the NSE in commemorating the annual World Pharmacy Day, coming up on 25 September 2018.
He also expressed his heartfelt appreciation for the great honour conferred on him, being the first president of the PSN to be accorded such unique respect for the first time in 91 years.