In another development, the Deputy Governor Sir Ude Okochukwu has invited some persons to a crucial meeting tomorrow as a follow up to the directdive of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency and partners mandating Abia and other boundary States of Imo, Rivers and Akwa Ibom to conduct outbreak response (OBR) to contain the spread of polio virus two using nopv2 vaccine.
A release endorsed by the Deputy Chief of Staff, Office of the Deputy Governor Sir Don Ubani names them to include the Chairman on House Committee on Health, Mr. Stanley Nwabuisi, Commissioner for Health, Dr. Joe Osuji, Commissioner for Finance, Dr. Aham Uko, Special Adviser to the Governor on Health, Mr. Chinwendu Felix Joe and Permanent Secretary Ministry Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs Mrs. Joy Chidinma Nwanju.
Others are Permanent Secretary Ministry of Education Mr. Eze Ajuzie, Chairman Abia State Universal Basic Education Board Elder Josiah Anonaba, Executive Secretary Abia State Primary Health Care Agency Dr. Chinagorom Adindu, Chairman Abia State Traditional Rulers Council, Eze Joseph Nwabekee and Chairmen of the seventeen Local Government Areas.
Also invited are State Coordinators World Health Organization, WHO, UNICEF, National Orientation Agency, National Primary Health Care Development Agency as well as Chairman and Secretary Forum of Health Authority Secretaries in the State.
The release puts the venue at Conference Room Office of the Deputy Governor at nine o’clock in the morning.