Forty-three medical graduands from Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University have been inducted into the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria, ANAMBRA PEOPLE reports.
The event which took place at the premises of Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital, Amaku Awka attracted the Registrar, Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria, Dr. T.A.B Sanusi, the University Community, family and friends, students, the Anambra state Commissioner of Police, CP Echeng Echeng, among others.
Addressing the new inductees, the Registrar who commended the mutual relationship between the Anambra state government and the university, told the new graduands that they must be of good conduct, abide by the ethics of the profession at all times, as their profession is a highly regulated field.
Dr. Sanusi warmed them that the Council possesses the rights to sanction and reprimand any of them, even as he called on them to continue to work in order to protect and save guard the lives of the people.
The Anambra State Commissioner For Education, Prof. Ngozi Chuma-Udeh in her speech said that Governor Chukwuma Soludo administration is determined to positively turn around the health sector of the state, and asked the new doctors to take their job seriously at all times.
According to the Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof. Greg Nwakoby, they have completed the construction of Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences, through Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND), which is part of the requirements by the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria to increase the quota given to the institution, and urged the new inductees to be good ambassadors of the university at all times and commended Governor Soludo for his benevolence to the University.
The Provost, College of Medicine of the University, Prof. Emmanuel Ojiyi told the ABS that they are working tirelessly to make the university one of the best in the country and told the inductees to be good ambassadors of the school.
The pioneer Provost of the College of Medicine of the university, Prof. Frank Akpuaka equally delivered a speech during the event.
Dr. Lilian Amuche Onuike emerged as the overall best graduating student of the set.
Induction proper by the graduands climaxed the event.