Nursing council inducts 69 Edo varsity graduates


Eighty-nine nurses who graduated from the Department of Nursing Science of Edo State University, Uzairue, Edo have been inducted by the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria.


The Vice Chancellor of the Institution, Prof. Emmanuel Aluyor during the induction ceremony said the institution had groomed and equipped the inductees to effectively take up challenges in the nursing profession.

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He congratulated the graduates and wished them a successful career ahead.

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He said, “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.



“Our nursing department has consistently demonstrated excellence in education, research, and practice, and it has become a beacon of quality in the healthcare profession,” he said.

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The VC disclosed that the department had obtained approval from the National Universities Commission to commence a postgraduate programme in nursing science at the institution.

He urged the inductees to continue the pursuit of excellence in their profession.


The Secretary-General/Registrar of Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria, Dr. Faruk Abubakar said the new graduates were now certified nurses and were qualified to work in any health facilities in the country.


He urged them to adhere to the rules of the profession in Nigeria.


Earlier, in his welcome address, the Ag. Dean, Faculty of Applied Health Sciences, Dr. Omosigho Pius said the inductees were the third set of nurses produced by the university.


He urged the graduates to uphold higher esteem of the noble profession to serve God and humanity.




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