Asibong receives new UNFPA Head of Office, Rakovic
The Cross River State Government on Thursday, December 23, 2021, received the new Cross River State Head of Office of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Marija Rakovic, who has taken over from her predecessor, Mr Kenneth Ehouzou, following his transfer earlier on to another country.
Receiving the new Head of Office on behalf of the State Government in her office in Calabar, Dr Inyang Asbong, State Commissioner, Ministry of International Development Cooperation (MIDC), welcomed Rakovic to Cross River State whilst acknowledging collaborations between the Governor Ben Ayade led Administration and the UN organisations.
Dr Asibong said Rakovic’s posting to Cross River State was timely due to the understanding of the State Government and the UNFPA in pursuit of Governor Ayade’s vision of service delivery to the state.
Responding to the MIDC Commissioner’s welcome remarks, Marija Rakovic did not hesitate to laud the efforts of Governor Ben Ayade towards ensuring sustainable development, fostering social safety for women, the girl child and children in the State.