Rays of hope beams on the people of Isong Inyan of Eyong Abatim ward in Odukpani Local Government Area as the state government led by the Honourable Commissioner for Health, Hon. Dr. Inyang Asibong and the Director General of Cross River State Primary Healthcare Development Agency, Dr. Betta Edu officially commissioned and opened Isong Inyang Primary Healthcare Centre today.
Speaking at the ceremony, the Honourable Commissioner for Health, Dr. Inyang Asibong thanked the government of Cross River State on behalf of the good people of Isong Inyang for making this a reality. Cutting the tape, she said with the provision of the health centre, Isong Inyan populace can now access quality healthcare services in their community without going miles of distance to seek medication when they are sick.
Also speaking, the Director General, Cross River State Primary Healthcare Development Agency, Dr. Betta Edu said the government of Prof. Senator Ben Ayade is committed to ensuring quality health care at their door steps for every one in Cross River. She added that the health centre has been equipped with medical equipment worth millions of Naira by the state government and the don’t need to cross water for hours to seek care,since the state is resolute in fighting maternal mortality. She therefore implores members of the community to always access the facility for proper health medication and treatment and not to patronize quacks or traditional homes when they fall sick.
The clan Head of Isong Inyang, HRH Edet Emmanuel thanked the state government for providing a health care centre for them. Through their son Chief Asuquo Ekpeyong, Barrister Ekpe and DG Udiba.He assures the state government of massive support from his subjects in the forthcoming general elections for PDP. He ask the team to extend the goodwill of Isong Inyang people to the digital Governor of Cross River, Senator (Prof) Ben Ayade and other PDP candidates.
It will be recalled that in last quarter of 2018, a health centre in Ito community still in Odukpani LGA was rehabilitated and refurbished with medical equipment.
The high point of the ceremony was the cutting of tape by the Honourable Commissioner for Health and assisted by the Director General of Cross River State Primary Healthcare Development Agency while the Director General of Public Private Partnership, Mr. Udiba Udiba and the clan council of Chiefs watched with keen interest.
Also at the event were the State Nutrition Officer, Mrs. Regina Adie, State Mobilization Officer, Mrs. Agnes Ogogo.