AHRIMPN Nasarawa chapter gets new officials

From Esther Akaa, Lafia

The Association of Health Records And Information Management Practitioners of Nigeria (AHRIMPN), Nasarawa State chapter has elected new officials to pilot its affairs for a period of four years.

About 37 delegates at the association’s congress held on Saturday in Keffi Local Government elected Comrade Talatu Monday, a senior staff with the Dalhatu Araf Specialist Hospital, Lafia as the Chairman of the association after her opponent, Comrade Musa Ibrahim, stepped down in mutual agreement.

Comr. Monday took over from Comr. Badamasi Alhassan whose tenure elapsed recently.

In her acceptance remark, the new chairman, who hails from Nasarawa Local Government Area expressed appreciation for the confidence reposed in her, assuring that she would take clues from her predecessor.

Comr Monday said she will ensure that new policies and programmes that have direct and impactful bearing on members of the association and general good of the body are propagated.

“Thank you for choosing me to lead this great association with people of impeccable competencies and track records.

“By the grace of God, my leadership shall focus on my pre-election promises, which include carrying everybody along, consolidating on the achievements of my predecessor,  be accountable and transparent, prioritize the welfare of members, and other policies which will help to take the association and its members to an enviable height.

“However, all these can only be achievable if we work as a team and give maximum support to the new leadership,” she said.

She assured of her capability to cope with the tasks ahead, disclosing that she would work assiduously with every member of the association to change the narrative.

The AHRIMPN has its mandate, among others, to promote and develop health records and information management in the country, ensure compliance to the standards of practice, advance knowledge, sharing and disseminating relevant healthcare data and information to users at various levels of healthcare service delivery in Nigeria.

The Voice reports that the elected officials of the association include: Talatu Monday (Chairman); Na’Ali Haliru (Vice Chairman); Gimba Hassan (General Secretary); Umar Akoshi (Assistant Secretary-General); Sambo Palang (Financial Secretary); Rabiu Mohammed (Treasurer); Musa Ibrahim (PRO), Justina Adanu (Auditor); and Aishatu Abubakar (Women’s Leader).

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