2021 MWAN Award: Dr. Batulu gets honor amidst encomiums by Adamawa people
By Tom Garba, Yola
The people of Adamawa state have showered praises to Dr. Batulu Isa Muhammad over her recent award by the Medical women’s Association of Nigeria (MWAN).
Isa, an Adamawa-born medical Doctor got encomiums by many people in and outside Adamawa state for getting the Award among many competitors contesting from each geo-political zone of the country.
The social media handles of many sons and daughters of the state have on Saturday night agog with congratulatory notes to Dr. Isa for making them proud.
You would recall that the MWAN 2021 medical woman of the year award was given to her after seven people were voted to her favor being the only woman who have emerged to the final stage from North East.
Dr. Anisa Yahaya (Kaduna) from North West, Dr. Adesuwa Urhoghide-Edigin (Edo) from South-South got four votes each, while Dr. Oyinye Anyanwu (Ebonyi) from South East, Dr. Olusola Taiwo (Oyo) from southwest respectively got three votes each and Dr. Maureen Umemmuo (FCT) got two votes were all contestants sought for the award along side Dr Isa
Dr. Batulu when contacted by our correspondent expressed her happiness and thanks to God for making the award a reality to her favor among many competitors.
While dedicating the award to God and her selfless work to humanity, especially the less privileged Isa said the honor is no doubt a much demand placing on her to give her best to the service of her dear state and the nation in general.
“I want to thank everyone who has supported me in one way or the other, my husband and my children for standing by me at all times, the people of Adamawa for believing in my call to serve humanity in this my chosen career,” Isa said
The Award to the Former President of Adamawa state MWAN is the National PHC Coordinator received the Award as the MWAN Woman of the Year in grand style to celebrate her much achievements as medical administrator.
The award by the National body in it’s recent Biennial Conference at University College Hospital, Ibadan according to her is one of her most cherished awards and holds in high esteem.
Dr. Isa was the former Executive Chairman, Adamawa State Primary Health Care Board now serving as one of the primary health care experts at the National level thanked MWAN for the honour