In a bid to build a sustainable structure for the Young Pharmacists Group-Nigeria (YPG-NG) the national executive of the YPG-NG, led by the President, Pharm. Benjamin Onimisi, paid a visit to the 2016 Batch B Stream 1 Pharmacists Corps in the Lagos NYSC Camp, Ijana Ipaja, Lagos.
The South West Cordinator of YPG-NG, Pharm. Kehinde Phillips Adepoju, cordially welcomed the corp members to the zone and Lagos in particular.
He spoke extensively on the direction of YPG-NG and the need for young pharmacists to join hands in actualizing objectives of the group.
Pharm. Kehinde reiterated the group’s commitment to inspire, unite and develop the capacity of young pharmacist. He charged the corp members to cooperate with him and the national executive to make YPG South West a centre of attraction.
The President of YPG-NG took the stage for his address. He appreciated the SW Cordinator of YPG-NG for the work he is doing in the region, and thanked the Chief Pharmacist for the effort put in to ensure the success of the meeting. He charged the pharmacists corps to join hands with his administration to ensure YPG-NG and pharmacy profession is uplifted.He maintained that young pharmacists must stop complaining, “we must stop asking what PSN has done for us but should rise up and join hands with PSN to redefine pharmacy practice, improve the image of pharmacy and pharmacists welfare especially as it affects young pharmacists.
Onimisi, who told the gathering of the major steps taken so far to ensuring that YPG-NG is properly structured and well coordinated to achieve its desired objectives.
The Chief Pharmacists of the Camp Clinic, Pharm. Oluwatosin Makinde welcomed the YPG-NG delegations and expressed his gratitude for the visit.He assured YPG-NG of the total commitment of the corps members to the activities of young pharmacists group.