Bayero University, Kano on Monday inducted thirty-nine new Medical Doctors (MBBS) and fourteen Dental Surgeon (BDS) graduates from the Faculties of Clinical Sciences and Dentistry.
The occasion took place at the 18th induction for MBBS and 4th for Bachelor of Dental Surgery by the University.
The newly qualified doctors, who were sworn-in by the Registrar, Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN), Dr Tajudeen Sanusi took the physicians’ oath and solemnly declared to exercise the several parts of their profession to the best of their ability for the good, safety and welfare of all persons committing themselves to their care or attention.
While administering the oath, Dr Tajudeen Sanusi told the graduates that they would be responsible for their actions and inactions.
He warned them to be careful because anything that constitutes a danger to human health may land them into a legal problem or get themselves suspended.
Welcoming the new Doctors into the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), the Chairman of Kano branch, Dr Sunusi Bala, said the association has over 1400 members whose interests and welfare are being highly taken care of.
In his congratulatory speech, the Head of Civil Service, Kano State, Dr Kabiru Shehu, reaffirmed the commitment of the State Government in supporting medical education by improving students’ welfare and commencing undergraduate medical training at the two-state universities.
In a remark, the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Muhammad Yahuza Bello, represented by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academic, Professor Adamu Idris Tanko, said that the University is currently collaborating with some of the top universities in the world in order to work together to strengthen its programme.
“This will really help us to realize our ambition of becoming one of the best in the world,” he added.
Speaking on behalf of the grandaunts, Dr Abdullahi Umar Abdullahi (BDS) and Dr Abdulhakeem Shu’aibu (MBBS) commended the management of BUK and College of Health Sciences for providing all the necessary facilities with the grandaunts required for their training.
Fatima Ahmed Maigari emerged as the overall best graduate of Bachelor of Dental Surgery having clinched the prizes for the best graduate in Oral Diagnostic Sciences, Child Dental Health and Restorative Dentistry.