Dr Amibor is our Personality for November

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Dr Kingsley Chiedu Amibor is the national chairman, Association of Hospital and Administrative Pharmacists of Nigeria (AHAPN) and deputy director of Pharmaceutical Services (DDPS), Federal Medical Centre, Asaba, Delta State.

He was born to the family of late Mr Joel Iwebunor Amibor and Mrs Christianah Adafor Amibor on 17t October, 1964 in Ubulu-Uku, Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State.

In October 1983, Amibor secured admission to the University of Benin to study Pharmacy, graduating with Second Class (Honours) in 1987.  He then had the mandatory one year internship at the Edo State Hospitals Management Board, Benin City, from 1987 to 1988, and National Youth Service programme (NYSC) from 1988 to 1989 at the Nigerian National Medical Centre (NNPC) Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

Amibor’s career began at Glaxo Pharmaceuticals Plc, in 1990, where he rose from medical representative to field sales manager. In 1996, he joined Encristo Pharmaceutical Industries, Enugu, as marketing manager/superintendent pharmacist. In January, 2001, he decided it was time to serve his fatherland in a different capacity, and joined the services of the Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH), specifically, the Federal Medical Centre Asaba, where he rose from senior pharmacist to his current position of deputy director of pharmaceutical services (DDPS).

Dr Amibor is our Personality for November
Dr Kingsley Chiedu Amibor

While in Enugu, Amibor pursued a course of study in Marketing Management at the University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus (UNEC). Additionally, his flair for learning saw him going back to the University of Benin to pursue the Doctor of Pharmacy Degree (PharmD) which he obtained in January, 2009.

Amibor is an accomplished unionist. His unionism career started in 2006, when he was elected chairman, Association of Hospital and Administrative Pharmacists of Nigeria (AHAPN) Federal Medical Centre, Asaba Chapter.

In 2015, he contested and won election as national vice chairman of AHAPN, a position he held for three years. In August 2018, driven by passion to serve his chosen profession, he decided to contest for the office of national chairman, the highest office in AHAPN. A contest he won after a tedious campaign.

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Amibor is a winner of several awards, including the Pharmaceutical Association of Nigerian Students (PANS) UNIBEN Award for Excellence in Leadership (2018), Distinguished Service Award (DSA) of AHAPN National.

Amibor is married, with children.

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