L- R: Director in Charge, Nigeria Christian pilgrim Commission (NCPC), Mrs. Esther Kwaghe; Dr. Stephen Akan; Vice Chairman, Federal Medical Committee (FMC) Dr. Francis Alu and Nurse, Deborah Yusuf during the inauguration of 2019 Federal Medical Committee for this year’s Christian Pilgrimage at NCPC corporate headquarters in Abuja.
The director In charge of the Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission Mrs. Esther kwaghe has tasked Members of the Federal Medical Committee to strive at zero mortality for 2019 Christian Pilgrimage Exercise.
She disclosed this on Tuesday September 17th in Abuja while inaugurating members of the federal medical committee.
According to her “my expectations are high, we must maintain zero mortality in this year’s pilgrimage exercise”.
Mrs. kwaghe stressed that this year’s operation would be tasking for the committee because there are numerous activities ranging from selection of proper drugs, coordinating of medical screening at various state level during the departure of intending pilgrims and coordinating of health Exercise during the pilgrimage activities.
The director in charge urged members of the medical committee to put in their best while attending to pilgrims.
According to her “this assignment are tasking but with God‘s enablement, I trust you will carry out this assignment effectively”.
She explained that the members of the committee were appointed based on merit and competence. In her words “this year’s selection was distinguished by merits.”
The Chairman of the Committee, Dr. David Atuwo represented by the vice Chairman Dr. Francis Alu in his response, thanked the director in charge for considering the committee worthy to participate in this 2019 Pilgrimage Exercise.
He assured that the Committee would do their best to ensure that pilgrims are given adequate and effective medical care during their pilgrimage exercise.
The 10 man federal medical committee would coordinate all the medical activities for the 2019 christian pilgrimage.
They are to conduct selection examinations for the medical team and organize orientation for both the Federal and Zonal Medical Personnel.
Members of the federal medical committee are made up of seasoned doctors, nurses and pharmacist with great wealth of experience in the medical profession.
The inauguration ceremony was witnessed by management staff of NCPC.