The National Executive Council ably represented by the president Dr Nnenna Chigbo, PT, vice president Dr Felix Odusanya, PT and the public relations officer Dr Ogbonna N. Obi, PT, on Thursday 10th February 2021 paid it’s first working visit to the Medical Rehabilitation Therapist Board of Nigeria. The meeting also had in attendance, the Chairman, Eko NSP Dr. Sonuyi Toyin
In brief, NEC members were warmly received by the registrar/ceo MRTBN, Dr Mrs Akanle Olufunke and her team at the boards national secretariat in Lagos. The registrar made it clear that her office is willing and commited to upholding a healthy relationship with NSP based on our understanding of the need for mutual respects and the necessity to promote the Physiotherapy profession.
NSP president responded by assuring that her administration will operate by principles and uphold ethics and standards. Her Excellency also declared that this is the beginning of a cordial relationship with MRTBN, an offshoot of this productive meeting with the Board.
Amongst other pertinent issues discussed, Dr. Akanle and Dr. Chigbo agreed that the present challenge facing the unity of the association require immediate attention to enable a more formidable front at advocacies and efforts at bringing the Physiotherapy practice in Nigeria to the fore and its rightful place amongst other health practices in the country.