The induction of the graduands
By Sunny A. David
The College of Medicine Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Awka, Anambra State has inducted 47 new graduate Medical Doctors of Medicine and Surgery from the institution into practice.
In his address at the Physician’s Oath Taking ceremony, held at the Pathology Auditorioum, COOUTH, Amaku, Awka, the Anambra State Capital, the Vice Chancellor of the institution, Prof. Greg C. Nwakoby, advised the new Doctors to abide by the rules guiding medical profession.
He charged the inductees to be change agents in the health sector not only in Anambra State but the entire country.
Also while emphasising that Medical Doctors are trained to save lives and of crucial importance to humanity, he enjoined them never to compromise but remember all the time the oath and respect it.
Earlier, the Provost of the Medical College, Prof. Walter Nwafia, lauded the support of the Chief Medical Director of the University Teaching Hospital, Dr. Basil Nwankwo, both in cash and through many other gestures.
“I commend the Vice Chancellor of the University for his demonstration of true love for medical education in the state. It is indisputable that you have given a facelift to the college.
He urged the inductees to serve as good ambassadors of the university wherever they go Worldwide.
One of the inductees, Dr. Obiasor Ebuka Gideon, who bagged 11 awards, for his educational commitment, urged his colleagues to practice with dignity and truth to make their parents, guardians and Nigeria as whole proud.