Atueyi, Osinoiki, Inyang Receive NAPPSA Fellowship

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-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 first set of NAPPSA Fellows, displaying their certificates after the investiture ceremony, at the conference

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.

L-R: Professor Peter Nwangwu; Dr Nkere K. Ebube, immediate past president of NAPPSA; Pharm.(Sir) Ifeanyi Atueyi, managing director, Pharmanews Ltd and wife, Mrs Joan Atueyi; and Professor Isa Odidi, at the conference.

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.

L-R: Pharm. (Sir) Ifeanyi Atueyi, managing director, Pharmanews Ltd; Pharm. Deji Osinoiki; Dr Iniobong Inyang, son of the late Dr Uford Inyang, representing his father for the posthumous award, and Lady Joan Atueyi, at the conference.

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.

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