•••Medical Lab Council commissions and license them for practice
The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria has administered professional oat, inducted as well as issued certificate of practice to the first graduands of Medical Laboratory Science of PAMO University of Medical Sciences, Portharcourt, Rivers State into the Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria, (MLSCN).
The Registrar of the Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria, Dr. Tosan Erhabor who performed the induction rites and oat-taking administration harped on the need for professionalism, dedication and respect for the ethics of the profession. The Registrar of the council on the spot announced the presentation of cash gifts of fifty thousand naira (50,000) each to the two best graduating students and a job offer into the university after their postgraduate programs.
In his charge to the graduating students, the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Michael Diejomaoh urged them to be good ambassadors of the citadel, being the maiden class which means so much for the university community, their respective families and themselves as well. He thanked the Executive Governor of Rivers State, Chief Nyesom Wike CON for his support to the university. The Vice Chancellor stated that those graduating are beneficiaries of the scholarship offered by the State Government through the Executive Governor, Chief Barr. Nyesom Ezenwo Wike.
The induction and oat-taking took place at the University Auditorium, at the instance of the Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council, His Excellency Dr. Peter Otunuya Odili CON, GSSRS, KCSGG. Excited that their laborious efforts in building and moulding the students is yielding fruits, the former Governor announced a cash gift of five hundred thousand naira (500,000) to Miss Deborah Nathaniel, the overall best of the graduating set. The former governor of Rivers State also charged them to be “disciplined, especially in the discharge of their duties as it patterns to human life.” Also, that they put up good attitude to work and their responsibilities. He further promised to follow them up and monitor them outside the walls of the university of which employment would be offered after their national service if they remain worthy. The two very best graduating students were automatically offered graduate assistant positions with the Medical Laboratory Science department of the university.
Among the thirteen Medical Lab Science graduands are two first class with Miss Deborah Chimeka Nathaniel coming out as overall best graduating student.