Saturday, 25 November 2017

"Our Aim Is To Go International" -OAU VC

By Hassan Pelumi

Last week Wednesday (November 22,2017) was another happy day for the graduates from the Department of Medicine &Dentistry, College of Health Sciences as they were  inducted as professionals in their field

   The Induction ceremony which  held at  Amphitheater kicked off with the National and great ife Anthem. The ceremony had Professor Eyitope Ogunbodede(Vice Chancellor), Professor Kayode Ijadunola(the Provost, College of Health Sciences),the  Chief Medical Director(CMD) of the Teaching Hospital Complex  represented by the Chairman Medical Advisory Committee (CMAC) and other dignitaries in attendance..

In his address, the OAU Vice  Chancellor;Prof.  Eyitope Ogunbodede made it known to everyone that the great Ife institution is aiming to go international.. He explained that the school was admitting from neighbouring countries before but due to the frequent strike and unstable calendar they withdrew. He added that the management of the instuition is already working towards it  and by next year, OAU will be admitting students  across the world

The representative of the Medical and Dental council of Nigeria(MDCN) also gave a speech and congratulated the inductees on a successful completion of their medical school..

     The  inductees  presented were 74 from medicine and 13 from Dentistry amongst them is the record breaking Aarinola Olaiya who had distinction in all her courses except two(a result that hasn't been made for 28 years. )

The ceremony ended with the inductees  affirming their Oaths, a welcome address by the  Alumni Association, and a remark given to the Class 'valedictorian'; Dr Ogah Eric Jeror.

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