Connect with us

BREAKING NEWS

TB Eradication: Hon. Ben Kalu Bags Outstanding Legislative Contribution Award (PHOTOS)

Published

on

TB Eradication: Hon. Ben Kalu Bags Outstanding Legislative Contribution Award (PHOTOS)

Member representing Bende Federal Constituency, Hon. Benjamin Kalu has received an award of recognition for Outstanding Legislative Contribution towards improved TB policy and funding in Nigeria.

TB Eradication: Hon. Ben Kalu Bags Outstanding Legislative Contribution Award (PHOTOS)

TB Eradication: Hon. Ben Kalu Bags Outstanding Legislative Contribution Award (PHOTOS)

ABN TV reports that Hon. Kalu, spokesman of the House of Representatives received the award at the International Conference Centre Abuja on Wednesday.

The award was given to the Federal lawmaker by the Stop TB – Partnership Nigeria, the organizers of the National TB Conference is in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the fight against Tuberculosis in the Nation and his active engagement activities of Nigeria Parliamentary TB Caucus, Africa TB Caucus and Global Caucus.

Rep. Kalu who moved an important motion on the need for urgent intervention in the Public Health Crisis of Tuberculosis in Nigeria on 24th of March in Commemoration of the World Tuberculosis Day, has also fought for the amendment of various health related laws in Nigeria that will ensure that the fight against TB is a successful one.

The award was presented to the legislator by Dr. Funke Lawson, a patron of the Stop TB partnership, amidst a cheerful ovation.

While delivering his acceptance speech for the award, Rep. Kalu expressed gratitude to the Stop TB Partnership for the honour given to him in recognition of his efforts to the campaign against Tuberculosis.

He highlighted the deaths associated with the rise of TB in the country and the need for more effort to be put into ending the scourge as this is a matter of National concern. He further added that the House under the leadership of the Speaker, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila will ensure that ending TB continues to remain top priority in the legislative agenda for the health sector.

He thanked the organizers of the event, assuring them of his relentless commitment to ensure the menace of TB is brought under control in Nigeria.

SUBSCRIBE TO OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL

Ray Nkemdirim Foundation Revives Schools Quiz In Abia


DISCLAIMER


For publication of your news content, articles, videos, or any other newsworthy materials, please send to abnonlinetv@gmail.com

For Advert and other info, you can call 07013559600 or send a WhatsApp Message to 07013559600

Trending

DOWNLOAD THE ABN NEWS ALL IN ONE MOBILE APP
Now Available On: