By Ahmed Abubakar
Former Minister of Health Professor, Chukwu Onyebuchi yesterday praised himself for the feat attained in the eradication of the Ebola disease and the declaration of Nigeria as free from the endemic by the WHO.
The former minister who made the declaration at a grand rally and procession held at his residence by the Ebonyi community said his journey as a minster is characterized by divinity.
Professor Onyebuchi said that apart from the certificate given on the eradication of Ebola also WHO has certified the country as guinea worm free together with the award of four drugs manufacturing companies to produce drugs in the country.
He said throughout his tenure as the longest serving Minister of the federal republic, the president has never interfered in the discharge of his duty and commended the Ebonyi State governor for nominating him as his successor.
He assured that he would serve the people of the state together with giving the ministries adequate representation in his cabinet as he has accorded them in the federal ministry of health by having 7 directors out of the 14 in the ministry.