Few weeks ago, Mr Larry Ettah officially unveiled the ‘Mma Ekpenyong Medical Outreach’ Center in Mbiaya, Uruan LGA of Akwa Ibom State in honour of his grandmother.
Mr Larry, who in his speach highlighted the pivotal role his grandmother played in making him who he is today, stressed that opening the medical Center was one of his ways of telling his grandmother “Thank you for being both a Mother and Father to me.”
He also stressed on ‘Mma Ekpenyong’s generousity and friendly Lifestyle among women and why it was necessary to have a Health Center as such to cater for the health challenges of women.
Mr. Larry Ettah, who started his career as Management Trainee in UAC of Nigeria Plc in 1988, has held several senior management positions in UAC of Nigeria Plc and was appointed Executive Director of UAC of Nigeria in 2004. He became the Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of UAC of Nigeria Plc on 1st January, 2007. He was also the Non Executive Chairman of UACN Property Development Company Plc, UAC Foods Limited and Warm Spring Waters Nigeria Limited.
He was appointed to the Board of Livestock Feeds Plc on February 2013.
Mr. Ettah holds a B.Sc degree in Industrial Chemistry and an MBA (Finance/Marketing) both from University of Benin. He has attended several local and international courses amongst which are Unilever Regional Sales Programme, Bombay, India, Unilever International Management Seminar, UK and Unilever Advanced Marketing Programme, UK.
He is also a graduate of the renowned Executive Program of Michigan School of Business, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, United States of America.
He was a Vice President of Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) and also the 1st Vice President of Nigerian Employers Consultative Association (NECA).
Mr. Larry has served in the public sector for over 15yrs with different Multi-Nationals before retiring in the year 2018.
Upon his retirement, Mr Larry taught of different ways he could give back to his Community, thereby the dream of ‘Mma Ekpenyong Medical Outreach Center’ was born.
The center which caters for the wellbeing of women in the community, will render it services absolutely free.
Among other Community Services rendered by Ekaeka House of Hope include;
>Trading Grant for market woman;
>Educational rewards for outstanding students.
The were lots of fun activities to make the day a great one as different presentations by women group added glamour and splendour to the day.
Mbiaya Community have never had it so good as they was refreshment of all sort.
Top personalities who graced the occasion were;
>Mr Udom Inoyo (Former Manager, ExxonMobil, Nigeria);
>Mr Okon Okon (Chairman, AKIRS)
Dignitaries from Lagos and all works of life made it to the event too.
Highpoint of the occasion was presentation of gift items from the women group to the Medical center for better service delivery.
Mbiaya is a Community in Uruan LGA of Akwa Ibom State.
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