9th October, 2021
By Jethro Ibileke
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, has congratulated the newly-elected President of the World Medical Association (WMA), Dr. Osahon Enabulele.
The Governor in a statement on Saturday, described the feat as phenomenal and a testament of Dr. Enabulele’s commitment to promote excellence and professionalism in the medical profession over the years.
“I heartily congratulate you on your emergence as the President of the World Medical Association, a global body that deploys advocacy in shaping policy at the local, national, regional and international levels.
“The feat is an acknowledgement of the years of work dedicated to advocating for reforms in policy, programmes and welfare for medical personnel within Edo State, Nigeria, Africa and the Commonwealth nations.
“We are, indeed, proud of your accomplishments, especially as you continue to serve as a role model for our youths and remain a trailblazer of our dear State, Obaseki said.
Enabulele who is a Chief Consultant Family Physician at the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH), is currently the President of Commonwealth Medical Association (CMA).
A former President of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) Enabulele was elected the Chairman of the Socio-Medical Affairs Committee of the World Medical Association at the 212th Council meeting of the Association (WMA), held on Friday, 26th April, 2019 in Santiago, Chile.
Enabulele was unanimously elected, thus making him the first Nigerian to ever hold such an enviable position since the WMA was
He will be superintending over the World Medical Association during the 2022–2023 Executive year.