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Fayemi inducts 43 EKSU medical doctors

Fayemi inducts 43 EKSU medical doctors

From Victor Akinkuolie, Ado-Ekiti
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The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi has performed the maiden edition of the induction of  43 medical doctors of the state University College of Medicine.

Speaking at the induction held at the campus of the institution in Ado-Ekiti, the Governor said the move would boost the healthcare policy of his government.

Fayemi while charging the college to expand the scope of its research work not only for more breathroughs in the medical line but for lofty placement of Ekiti State University on webometric ranking .

At the occasion, Dr. Bankole Emmanuel emerged the best graduating student with distinction in Surgery and Clinical Pathology .

Fayemi who went down memory lane, said : “I am particularly happy about the outstanding performances  of these doctors in their final examinations. I was reliably told that the inductees recorded 100 percent in their examinations with a distinction in their MBBS examinations” .

 Also speaking, the Acting Vice Chancellor, Prof. Olubunmi Ajayi said when the university was at a crossroad, especially when finance became an albatross making failure to be staring the university in the face Governor  Fayemi came to their rescue, saying: ” if not for this intervention,   this epoch making event could not have been possible.

“Even the wife of the governor, Erelu Bisi Fayemi- paid the tuition fees of some of these doctors when finance was becoming a problem”, she said.

The Registrar of Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCAN), Dr. T.A. Sanusi, administered the oath on the new doctors, warning that whoever flouted the rules guiding Medical profession will be sanctioned.

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The Provost , College of Medicine, Prof. Kehinde Oluwadiya, said the doctors  have got the best of training and this he said accounted for the 100 percent pass recorded in the final examinations with a distiction in Surgery,

“Our last but main problem was how to secure accreditation for this College , because the last government of Ayodele Fayose made it clear that it was not ready to help but we were optimistic that Governor Fayemi would help because of his background as an academic and he helped in an unparalleled manner, by providing all we needed to secure accreditation” .

    Prof. Oluwadiya appealed to the new doctors not to beyray the oath administred on them, by being diligent and responsible wherever they practice .

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