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Edo Varsity VC, Aluyor Commends Obaseki’s Unwavering Support To Institution’s Growth

….As MDCN Inducts 20 New Qualified Doctors

Lucky Obukohwo, Reporting

The Edo State University, Uzairue Vice Chancellor, Engr Prof Emmanuel Aluyor has commended the state governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki for his commitment towards the growth of the institution.

He gave the commendation during the induction/oath taking ceremony of 20 newly qualified doctors at the Edo State University Uzairue 2022/2023 batch B Medicine and Surgery graduates.

Aluyor said with the governor’s support, the university operates its own teaching hospital, the Edo State University Teaching Hospital.

According to him, the significant upgrade of the central hospital Auchi to Edo State University Teaching Hospital has enhanced facilities for the training of the medical students and uplifted the standard of healthcare services in Edo North and its environs.

The VC stated that the university’s inception stemmed from the imperative to address the growing demand for quality tertiary education in Edo State and Nigeria having recognized that nurturing human capital through education is paramount for meaningful development.

Congratulating the newly qualified doctors on their significant milestone, he said their professional journey has just begun and having every confidence that they will bring honour to the university and to the MDCN.

Earlier, while inducting the 20 newly qualified doctors at the Edo State University Uzairue 2022/2023 batch B Medicine and Surgery graduates, the Registrar of the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria, Dr Fatima Kyari said the council has so far registered 130,000 medical doctors to practice in Nigeria since its inception 61 years ago.

She said the Medical and Dental Council is mandated to regulate the practice of medicine, dental and alternative medicine in Nigeria adding that in 2023 as a result of the increase in migration of doctors outside the country only 58,000 doctors have renewed their annual practice licence.

The registrar who was represented by the Deputy registrar Dr. Victor Kolawole, said with the induction of the 20 newly qualified doctors into the health workforce, other training health institutions will follow.

Dr Ofunre Eboreime, the guest lecturer at the occasion whose lecture titled: The Life That is Worth Living As A Doctor is in the Service to God and Humanity said doctors are revered for medical expertise, dedicated to alleviate suffering and promote health services.

He said becoming a doctor required sacrifices, special kind of dedication, high level of selflessness and a strong desire to help others.

Eboreime highlighted the components by service to include humility, integrity, balance service to God and man, maintenance of committed and resilient attitude, even in the face of adversity, gratitude for opportunity to serve, blessings and lessons learned along the way and help foster a positive outlook and a sense of joy in the service of others.

On her part, the Hon commissioner for ed education, Dr Joan Osa Oviawe appreciated the Vice Chancellor Prof Emmanuel Aluyor for the milestones recorded since the establishment of the university.

She said the Edo State governor Mr Godwin Obaseki is very interested in ensuring that the tertiary institutions in the state are producing world-class graduates particularly as he has continued to implement the education reform under the Edo best agenda.

The special guest of honor however admonished the newly inducted doctors that as they move on from the university, they should not forget where they started from and as an alumni of the university, there is an expectations that they remain connected to the school and their experiences for the most tasks have been positive and as a result of that, they should remember their time at Uzairue, in the school and Edo State.

Speaking in the same vain, the Hon commissioner for health, Dr Samuel Ali congratulated them for graduating at the stipulated time of 6 years not withstanding what they went through but today they have b

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