All roads led to the Grange City Hotel London last Saturday, as 70 most outstanding Nigerian healthcare professionals in the United Kingdom were recognised and celebrated for their contributions to the National Health Service (NHS).
Saturday’s event was the first time Nigerian healthcare professionals were presented under one roof celebrating each other.
According to one of the events organisers, Dr Abbey Akinoshun, “The event was awesome”!
Awards were presented to deserving professionals in Consultants, nursing. Midwifery, mental nursing, surgery, General Practitioners, dentistry, carers, medical technicians, trauma care, and several other fields.
The occasion was graced by all the Who’s Who in the Nigerian UK Diaspora including Lord Victor Adebowale, CEO, Turning Point, Nero Ughwujabo, Special Advisor to the British Prime Minister, Theresa May on social justice & young people, Yvonne Coghill, Director of Race Equality, NHS, Dr Dapo Williams, Philanthropist & Community Leader, Dr Alistair Soyode, Founder & CEO of BEN Television and Ayan De First, Cultural Ambassador.
Also present at the occassion were His excellency, Ambassador Oguntade, the Nigerian High Commissioner, Honourable Abike Dabiri, Special Assistant to the President on Diaspora Affairs and Professor Adewole, Minister of Health, Nigeria who both flew in from Abuja, Nigeria specially for the event.