By Kemi Olatunde
Students for the Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) examination in Ondo State have been advised to shun malpractice.
The Provost, Ondo State College of Health Technology, Akure, Dr. Felix Olawoye, gave the advice while addressing Medical Laboratory Technicians from Kwara State College of Health Technology, Offa in Akure yesterday.
According to him, Ondo State College of Health Technology is known for best practices in all aspects, with zero tolerance for examination malpractices.
While commending the State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, for his immense contribution towards the institution’s development, he said the Governor had given the management leverage to project the college into the limelight.
He commended MLSCN for its choice of the college for the examination, stating that the environment is conducive, adding that Medical Laboratory Technicians in the college have recorded 100 percent success in the council exam in the last three years.
Speaking with The Hope, the representative of MLSCN, Dr. Opeyemi Adesina stated that the annual examination lasts for three days, noting that it is a professional exam that involves students putting into practice the acquired training in the course of their three-year study in their various colleges.
She said the centrally controlled examination features written, oral and practical aspects.
She explained that students are expected to record success in the examination before they are certified by the council by issuing licenses.
She commended the government of Ondo State for their support for the examination stating that “this will be the first time we will have full support from the government.”
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