Awka-Anambra State Commissioner for Health, Dr Vincent Ogochukwu Okpala has held a held a familiarisation meeting with departments and units in the Ministry of Health.
The commissioner was accompanied by Head of Administration Department, Mr Anthony Obi, who showed him round the offices and introduced him key to personnel and other staff of the ministry.
He exchanged pleasantries with workers, enquired about their welfare as well as challenges that could adversely affect service delivery.
Dr Okpala promised to operate open door policy and encourage members of staff to always make useful suggestions to promote harmony and aid the ministry in achieving its vision.
My door will be open for all to come and suggest ways that will make the ministry to work in harmony for its vision to be achieved.”
Dr Okpala enjoined the workers to utilise opportunities offered in the health insurance scheme to attend to their health challenges.
He urged them to make necessary complaints to the appropriate authorities when they did not receive the right services.
A staff of the ministry, Miss Chizoba Mbanefo who expressed her joy over the visit, thanked the commissioner for his kind words of encouragement.
The commissioner has already established good working relationship with us the workers by this gesture, she remarked.
Source: Anambra State Government