07 Feb 2022 Distinguished Leadership Award (Pics): Nigerian Medical Students (NiMSA) Honours OCI Foundation’s President (Abuja, Nigeria; 03/02/2022)
Thursday, February 3, 2022 (Abuja, Nigeria):
The Nigerian Medical Students Association (NiMSA), under the leadership of Comrade Danbuba Umar Muhammed, honoured the OCI Foundation’s President, Dr Chris Ifediora, with a Distinguished Leadership Award.The award was originally meant to be delivered on October 9, 2021, as the part of the events marking the NiMSA General Assembly. However, Dr Ifediora, who resides in Australia, was not in the country at that time.
The award presentation ultimately marked part of the events of the Official Flag-off Ceremony of the OCI Foundation’s Arm Our Youths (ArOY) Anti-Cancer Health Campaign with the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC). At the event, Her Excellency, Dr Aisha Buhari (First Lady of the Federal Republic of Nigeria) was the Special Guest of Honour, and was represented by Her Excellency, Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo, the wife of Nigerian Vice President.
NiMSA is the national body that represents all the medical students in Nigeria, and is made up of medical schools from all six geo-political zones in Nigeria. The OCI Foundation sponsors the annual Literary Award for Medical Students (LAMS) competition, which seeks to inspire literary skills among Nigerian medical students. In June 2021, NiMSA national and regional bodies appreciated the OCI Foundation’s. through forma letters (available HERE).