Obaseki Bags Best Performing Governor Award in Routine Immunization, Others
The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, on Friday, August 26, 2022, was adjudged the best performing Governor by the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) in routine immunization in the South-south region, and presented with an Award at a well attended ceremony in Abuja, broadcast live on CHANNELS Television.
The Award was presented to the Commissioner for Health, Edo State, Professor Obehi Akoria, who represented the Governor, by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation and Chairman of the Presidential Taskforce on Covid-19, Boss Mustapha.
According to the National Primary Health Care Development Agency, Governor Obaseki emerged the Best Performing Governor in the South-south region as he “stood out by establishing the electronic patient record system in 52 primary health care centers, and established telemedicine hubs in Ugbor and Oredo Primary Health Care Centers in collaboration with Association of Nigerian Physicians in the Americas (ANPA).”
The agency further said: “Obaseki redistributed health workers from HMA to EDSPHCDA to improve service delivery, recruited health workers for EDSPHCDA and migrated PHC staff pay points to the State Government.”