NIMSA Gets New President, Other Excos!

The Nigerian Medical Students’ Association (NiMSA) has elected a new president, Mr. Nwekpa Williams of the University Of Nigeria Teaching Hospital.

The election was held at its just concluded general assembly at Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital (ABUTH), Zaria.

Mr Williams beat two other candidates to clinch the presidency, including Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) and National Association of Residents Doctors (NARD) backed candidate in a transparent process observed by both bodies.

Meanwhile the other contestants are Winifred Erepade and Bright Onumajuru both of Niger Delta University. John Chukwu is a student of Nnamdi Azikiwe university who later stepped aside and didn’t participate in the election at all.

Other Executives and officials for the 2016/2017 session are:

A)NiMSA Secretariat: University of Nigeria 
1)President-Nwekpa William Chinedu.
2)Secretary general-Uwaoma Gentle
3)Treasurer –OnuchukwuToochukwu 
4)P.R.O-Obi Mary Adaeze
5)Asst Secretary General-ObasiDCChinedu

B)Vice president internal affairs –Ashimom Msughter Timothy -Benue State university medical students’ association 
C)Vice president external affairs-Adeleye Adewale Samuel -university of Abuja medical students’ association 

D)Standing committee Directorates:
I)SCOPH –Iragunima Gideon-PUMSA
II)SCOPE(*)-Okonkwo Chiamaka –Ebonyi state university medical students’ association
III)SCORE(*)-Edogbo Anthony-Kogistate university medical students’ association
IV)SCOME Aliyu A Almustapha-University of Maiduguri medical students’ association.
V)SCORAAnulaobi Caleb- ABSUTH 
VI)SCOPIOrjianimaku Deborah Onyekachi- JUMSA 
VII)SCOPTAbdulbasit Ahmad-UDUMSA
VIII)SCORPNajib UsmanMuhammad –BUMSA-.
Vacant standing committees:

E)Hosting Rights:
1)Capacity building –Ebonyi state university medical students’ association 
2)Health week -Enugu state university medical students’ association 
3)General Assembly-Gombe state university medical students’ association 
(*)officers on two year tenure who started their tenure of office last year.

We wish the incoming Executives and officials Gods wisdom and grace to guide them through the turbulent waters and to lead NIMSA to greater heights.

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