Perm-Sec. Visits EHORECON, Promises to Address Lingering Issues

The Perm. Sec. Federal Ministry of Environment Dr. Bakari Wadinga 3rd from right and on his immediate left is the head of Human Resources in the Council who is also overseeing the Council, Mr. Victor Mba while at the extreme right is the head, Media and Public Communications, Mr. Kehinde A. Openibo, on the immediate right of the Perm. Sec is the Personal Assistant, Gloria Balat, the head of DRESE in the Council , Dr. Andy Ukah, the Council’s Accountant Mr. Abubakar Adamu, the Special Assistant to the Permanent Secretary , Mr. Adegoke Emmanuel, all posed for picture taking during the Courtesy visit to the Council

In what looks like familiarization tour of Agencies and Parastatals under his purview, the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Environment, Dr. Bakari Wadinga has promised to assist the staff of the Environmental Health Officers Registration Council of Nigeria (EHORECON) to  resolve lingering issues in the Council.

The permanent secretary made this disclosure while addressing members of staff and management team on Wednesday at the Council’s conference room in Abuja.

Dr. Bakari Wadinga requested to know the linkage between the Council’s functions as it relates to the current issues of Lassa fever in the country, while charging the Council to forward a detailed report of all the issues enunciated for possible solution, he enthused.

Earlier, the head of Human Resource Mr. Victor Mba who also doubles as overseer of the Council enunciated some challenges the Council is presently  being faced with,  which also affects the running of the Council, as the inability of government to  reconstitute the Council’s  board and  also the challenges of Council relying on rented apartments across the country.

Mr. Mba, however, informed the Permanent Secretary and his team  that the Council has offices in the Six Geo-political zones of the country and that there are 12 liaison offices across the country to assist the council in carrying out its mandates, he posited.

Those on the entourage of the permanent secretary were his special Assistant , Mr Adegoke Emmanuel and his Personal Assistant, Gloria Balat.



Kehinde A. Openibo

Head, (Press and Public Communications )

For:  Registrar