DR. MICHAEL NWOKO, SSA TO GOV. OKOWA ON HEALTH MONITORING HITS THE GROUND RUNNING.
…Pays Courtesy visits to Health Commissioner and DBS GM.
Barely 24 hours after collecting his letter of appointment, the newly appointed Senior Special Assistant to the Governor of Delta State on Health Monitoring, Dr Michael Nwoko has assumed duty with courtesy visits to the Commissioner for Health and the General Manager, Delta Broadcasting Service, Asaba.
At the Delta State Health Ministry, Dr. Michael Nwoko informed the commissioner that he chose to make his office the first point of call, to meet with him and other officials of the ministry with a view to working in synergy in order to actualize His Excellency, Governor Okowa’s health programmes embedded in the Governor’s stronger Delta agenda, for a healthier and a more prosperous Delta State. He thereafter solicit for the cooperation of the ministry to ease his duties..
Responding, Hon. Dr. Mordi Ononye, the commissioner for Health described Dr. Michael Nwoko as a Seasoned and dynamic professional who as SA to the Governor on Contributory Health Commission, proved his worth as a loyal committed public servant.
Hon. Dr. Mordi added that he has no doubt that Dr. Nwoko has rich wealth of experience to guide him in discharging his duties efficiently and diligently. The Hon. Commissioner then wished him well in his new job.
Meanwhile, Dr Michael Nwoko has been assured of the readiness of Delta Broadcasting service, to provide his office with necessary assistance to enable him reach Deltans on the State government’s health policies and programmes.
Dr. Nwoko, the new SSA to the Governor on Health Monitoring, received the assurance when he paid a courtesy visit to the media house.
While addressing the GM, Dr. Nwoko recalled that DBS as the widest broadcast house in the State, has assisted in the past in publicising the Health programs and policies of Governor Okowa’s administration and therefore creating the much needed awareness to Deltans as to the achievements of the Gov. Okowa’s led administration in the Health Sector.
The new SSA noted that while functioning then as SA to the Governor on Contributory Health Commission, he worked assiduously alongside other key players for the huge success of the Health Insurance scheme initiative of His Excellency, which made the scheme a unique model in the Country with many States of the federation adopting the Delta model in establishing their insurance scheme.
The Manager Delta broadcasting Service, Lady Evelyn Benite, while receiving Dr. Nwoko assured him that her office is always open to him to reach out and educate Deltans on the various health programmes and policies of the State Government.
In her words, “you have enormous responsibility on your shoulders and I want to assure you that my office is ready to assist you to reach Deltans on how they could benefit from the health programmes and policies of the State government”
Lady Benite stated.