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Igbere TV Awards Cross-Rivers Health Commissioner the Medical Expert of the Year

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Cross-River State Commissioner for Health and Head of the Cross-River State #COVID19 Response Task Force, Dr. Betta Edu, has been awarded the Medical Expert of the Year sponsored by Igbere TV Leadership Excellence Award and endorsed by African Union ECOSOCC.

Cross- River Health Commissioner, Dr. Betta Edu and Mr. Emeh Anyalekwa James

She emerged the winner after several days of election on social media handles and emails across the states in Nigeria. She became chosen among other nominees who also successfully passed through the selection process. The other nominees include Prof. Shamsideen Ogun, Dr Azubuike Onyebuchi, Dr. Odoh Iyke and Dr. Ngozi Onyia.
Her contribution to the world-class health condition in Cross-Rivers and beyond compensated her with the award. She has so much involved her contribution not only in the reform of universal health sector but also in the tackling of COVID-19 pandemic in Cross-Rivers State.

During profiling of the awardee in Abuja

The health commissioner, who is also a National Chairperson for Nigeria Health Commissioners’ Forum took part in the newly inagurated RMNCAEH+N (Reproductive Maternal, Newborn, Child, Adolescent and Elderly Health Plus Nutrition) charged with the responsibility of providing solutions to health challenges and maintainance of nutritional balance among the women, children, adolescents and elderly ones.

The award event has been announced to hold on December 10 at Sheraton Hotel and Towers at Abuja.

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