The President, Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) Pharm. Ahmed I Yakasai has warned on the conduct of the forthcoming presidential election of the Society, saying it is not a do-or-die affair.
Pharm. Yakasai who made the remarks at the 2018 Annual Luncheon of the Lagos State PSN branch, said at this age of PSN, which is 91 years, members should not be seen hurting themselves over the position of the president of the Society, because it is for service
According to him: “Election is not a do-or-die affair, if you want it by all means, that means you are not there to serve, but you just want to get there for selfish interest”.
Expressing his neutral stand towards all candidates, he urged all the PSN presidential aspirants to embrace caution as they embark on their campaign towards the election. While he encouraged other members to vote in the right candidate for the progress of the Society.
“We are 91 years now, come Ibadan 2018, I’m sure it will go well. However, we should compose ourselves well election or not, in order to put the right candidate into position”, he stated.
Yakasai also commended all members of the Lagos State PSN, for championing the course of pharmacy in the country, as the branch with the highest number of active pharmacists, who are heavy financial contributors to the Society.