A Nigerian- Canadian nurse, Bukola Salami has been elected Into The Board of Canadian Nurses Association, Fellow Nurses Africa can confirm.


Lt-Rt. Bukola Salami, Femi Adeshina and Prof. Splinter Richter

The election which took place at the association’s Annual General Meeting held Virtually at the early hours of yesterday. The AGM provides the members the opportunity to share views and perspectives of interest and to keep updated about the activities of the organisation.

Bukola Salami

The Canadian Nurses Association is the national and Global professional Voice of Canadian Nursing.


African Nurses in Canada have received the news with great enthusiasm, speaking to our correspondent, a member of the association who wishes to remain anonymous has said the election is a victory for African Nurses.

“I am so happy to see her there she will be great for the board and for us all African nurses in Canada! Congratulations to her” She said.


Prior to this role, Bukola is an associate professor at the University of Alberta and the project Lead , University of Alberta Black youth Mentorship programme.

In her response to twitter congratulatory wishes and compliments, Bukola appreciated all who’s voted for her and especially for giving her the opportunity to serve in the crucial role.

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