21st January 2024
DOCTORS APPLAUDS TINUBU ON SALAKO’S APPOINTMENT
…Decorate Salako as patron
The Association of Doctors Unite for Tinubu, home and diaspora has applauded President Bola Ahmed Tinubu on the appointment of Dr. Iziaq Adekunle Salako as Minister of State for Environment, considering his laudable achievements in the Ministry.
The leader of the delegation who is the National Coordinator of the Association Dr. Christopher Enoch disclosed during an official decoration of the Minister as the Patron of the Association in his office recently in Abuja.
Minister of State for Environment, Dr. Salako, expressed gratitude to Allah (SWT), President Bola Ahmed Tinubu on his appointment as Minister of State for Environment and thanked his Professional Colleagues for the recognition adding that “I am happy and pleased to accept to be a Patron of our Professional body and I assure you that my doors are open to ideas for national growth and development”.
The Minister also assured his support towards achieving the ‘Renewed Hope Agenda’ of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, GCFR as he described the Association as one of the most responsible, responsive, selfless, skilful, trustworthy team for national cohesion and development of mankind.
He further described Medical Doctors as influential people and opinion leaders, adding that “ as Medical Doctors, we have influence and we should use this level of influence to escalate the Renewed Hope Agenda of the present administration as well as its laudable policies and achievements.
According to him, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu GCFR do not joke with the issues of Medical Doctors as a former Executive Governor of Lagos State, he was the first Governor to introduce labarotary coat allowances in Lagos State and now, as President of Nigeria who has passion for the medical Profession, he appointed eight Medical Doctors in his Cabinet.
The Minister, assured the Association that the Ministry would achieve the mandate of Mr. President on six (6) key priority areas as related to environment out of the eight (8) points Economic Agenda of Mr. President.
Earlier, the National Coordinator of the Association, Dr. Christopher Enoch reiterated that the award was in recognition of the Minister’s sterling performance within a short period of his appointment as a Minister of State for Environment.
Dr. Christopher, further stated that “In line with the mandate of the National Chairman of our great Party, and the entire members this Association “we humbly request that, you oblige us to be a patron” emphasing that the request is not only because the Minister is a medical Doctor by profession but because of his passion in Promoting good governance, democratic values as well as his commitments in the environmental sector” He added .
He also highlighted some of the activities and achievements of the Association which include general medical outreaches across the 36 states of the Federation and FCT, enlightenment campaigns on the eradication of the menace of drug abuse and social vices in the society as well as health education and rape.
Other members present were the Nationa Secretary, Dr. Abubakar AbdulRahman Azare, Dr. Maureen Umeakuewulu, Dr. Zailani Abubakar Is a, Dr. Mohammed Abdullahi, Dr. Emmanuel Akpanobong among others.
The Association is a professionals body, registered as a support group of the ruling Party (APC) in 2020 and also registered as an entity with CAC in 2019.
Head, Press and Public Relations Unit