The Nursing and Midwifery council of Nigeria have inducted Eighty-nine nurses who graduated from the Department of Nursing Science of Edo State University, Uzairue, Edo.
During the induction ceremony, Prof. Emmanuel Aluyor, the Vice Chancellor of the institution, said the institution had groomed and prepared the inductees to take up challenges in the nursing profession, effectively.
He wished the inductees a successful career ahead and congratulated them.
“Your hard work, dedication, and commitment have brought you to this point and we celebrate the achievements of the university’s nursing department over the years,” Prof. Aluyor said.
He continued, “our nursing department has consistently demonstrated excellence in education, research, and practice, and it has become a beacon of quality in the healthcare profession.”
The department has finally obtained approval from the National Universities Commission, NUC, to initiate a postgraduate programme in nursing science at the institution, the VC announced.
He encouraged the graduates never to give up on the pursuit of excellence in their profession.
Dr. Faruk Abubakar, the Registrar/Secretary-General of Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria, said the new graduates were qualified to work in any health infrastructure in the country as they are now certified nurses.
He also encouraged them to cleave to the guidelines of the profession in Nigeria.
Previously, Dr. Omosigho Pius, the Ag. Dean, Faculty of Applied Health Sciences, in his welcome address, noted that the inductees were the third set of nurses produced by the university.
He encouraged the graduates to serve God and humanity by keeping erect higher esteem of the honorable profession.