PSN President hails kaduna Chapter for successful 2019 Conference
By: Femi Mustapha
President Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN), Pharm. (Mazi) Sam Ohuabunwa has commended kaduna State Branch of the Society for successfully hosting the 2019 Annual Conference of the Society.
He made the assertion during a luncheon to mark the end of activities of the conference held in kaduna on 3rd October,2020.
Pharm. Sam Ohuabunwa, who was represented by Deputy President North of the society Munir Elelu, said kaduna State Chapter set a record in terms of attendance, accommodation, welfare and security arrangements for the Conference.
He added that the local Organising Committee of the Chapter did a perfect job to ensure hitch free Conference.
Pharm. (Mazi) Sam Ohuabunwa, PSN President, further said the Conference with the theme, “Navigating the winds of change in professional practice in a volatile economy,” saw 4,201 Pharmacists registered for the conference.
Ohuabunwa said he is happy to have hosted the maiden conference as President and work assiduously with the conference planning committee to ensure the conference was of international standard.
In her remark Chairman of PSN kaduna Chapter Pharm Aisha Isyaku Tukur expressed her gratLocalitude to all members of the Organising Committee and members of Kaduna State Chapter for the success of the conference.
She disclosed that the 2019 Conference was structured to address key areas of need towards retooling for best world practices in the coming year; peer review to close up gaps in practice between Nigeria and other countries with better health indices and between states for knowledge transfer from one institution to another; and a platform to showcase research findings, new technologies, pharmaceutical products and consumables.
The Chairman of the occasion Pharm Professor Garba Magaji advised any state hosting future conferences to consult kaduna State PSN for guidance.
Pharm. Professor Graba Magaji who is the Vice Chancellor of Federal University Gausu disclosed that the institution will commence the first Pharmacy training with about 30-50 pioneers students next Academy year.