MDCN Inducts College Of Medicine UNILAG Graduates Into Medical Profession
The Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) on Wednesday inducted 160 medical students of the College of Medicine, University of Lagos, into the medical profession.
The event which took place in the Old Great Hall of the College of Medicine, had inductees which included 134 MB, BS, and 26 BDS students.
Delivering his welcome address, the Provost, Prof. David Oke, on behalf of the management, staff, and students of the College of Medicine, University of Lagos, welcomed everyone to the oath-taking ceremony.
He congratulated and saluted the inductees for their perseverance during their course of study at the College of Medicine, University of Lagos.
He also charged the inductees to be good ambassadors of the college and the nation.
“Remember that your training is a combination of godliness and excellence, which is what will define your future.
“The good physician treats the patient who has the disease. If you want to succeed in this profession, never neglect your connection with the Great Physician”.
Oke noted the difficulties facing most Nigerians currently, but expressed confidence that the inductees would pull through by relying on the training they had received.
He said: “It is a well established fact that the Nigerian terrain is difficult.
seek knowledge, embrace challenges as opportunities for growth and always uphold the highest standards of ethical practice and compassionate care.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the induction ceremony also featured an induction lecture, which was delivered by Dr Olayemi Dawodu, an alumna of the College of Medicine, University of Lagos and CEO of Clina Lancet Laboratories Nigeria.
There was sashing of the inductees as well as the presentation of awards and prizes to the best graduating students.
The College Secretary, Dr Olayinka Obafemi-Moses, in his vote of thanks, congratulated the new doctors and their parents and wished them success in their careers.