The State Malaria Elimination Programe of the ministry of health has invited some persons to the Malaria Elimination programe today.
A release endorsed by Prince Ifeanyi Ezeocha for the Commissioner for health , Dr Joe Osuji names them to include, the Speaker Abia House of Assembly Chief Chinedum Orji and all members of the State House of Assembly, Chief Judge of the state, Justice Onuoha Ogwe, the President Abia customary court, Justice Okey Nwanmuo, the Secretary to the State Government, Mr. Chris Ezem and Members of the State Executive Council.
Others are the state head of service, Sir Onyi Wamah and body of permanent secretaries, Chairmen of the seventeen local Government Areas, Chairman of the state traditional Rulers council, Eze Ndubuisi Nwabekee, Chairman Nigerian Medical Association, Abia State Chapter, State Chairman health workers Association, and the State Chairman Christian Association of Nigeria.
The release puts the venue at Micheal Okpara Auditorium Umuahia while time is 10 o’clock in the morning. According to the release, highlight of the ceremony is the investiture of the Wife of the Governor, Dr Mrs Nkechi Ikpeazu as the Abia State Malaria Ambassador, adding that the event will also feature free malaria testing, distribution of free malaria drugs, distribution of free long lasting insecticidal Treated nets among others.