By: Simon Ushie.
… Gov Ayade, has advanced Health Care Services delivery and put CRS in the forefront in Nigeria Health Sector… Dr. Janet Ekpenyong.
The last six years of Governor Ben Ayade, has brought about a paradigm shift from the snail walking progress in the Health Sector to a cohesive and more deliberate approach in enlisting Cross River State among top Health perfoming States in the country.
Within this years, you have transformed the Cross River State heyalth System into an envy of nations specifically the Primary Healthcare Agency.
Today, we have joined the league of states with at least one functional, well equipped Primary Healthcare Centre in all political wards in the state, giving room for quick response during emergency.
Though faced with the global pandemic, Cross River State have continued to soar higher in its approach towards attaining universal health coverage status through the lunch of her Social health Insurance scheme, (AyadeCare), improved services in health Facilities.
Through your efforts and commitments, Cross River State health indices have improved tremendously and the state recently recorded an unprecedented coverage in the first round of Covid-19 Vaccination exercise, emerging best perfoming in the whole country as well as the first state to reach out and vaccinate refugees in various camps across the state.
Your Excellency sir, you have delibrately left your footprint on the sands of time, these numerous achievements is a pointer that, when there is a will, there would definitely be a way.
As you Mark this 6th innuguration anniversary of yours as the Executive Governor of Cross River State, we join millions of Cross Riverians and lovers of our state to celebrate the genius that you are with genuine intentions to make our state the choicest destination for medical tourists.
Dr Janet Ekpenyong
Director General, Cross River State Primary Healthcare Development Agency (CRSPHCDA).