Bayero University, Kano on Thursday, 16th January, 2020 inducted Sixty eight (68) new medical Doctors at the 19th Induction ceremony just five months after graduating thirty nine doctors.
The new doctors comprised forty seven (47) males and twenty one females (21) from the Faculty of Clinical Sciences.
In his remark, the Vice Chancellor, Professor Muhammad Yahuza Bello, who was represented by the Director, Academic Planning, Professor Bala Sidi Aliyu, congratulated the new doctors for the laudable achievement. He called on them to exercise high ethical standard, competence and professionalism in dealing with human life.
The Vice Chancellor enjoined the doctors to abide by the code of ethics of the medical profession and desist from any act capable of jeopardizing them into legal tussle. He charged them to be ready to offer medical services to people irrespective of ethnic and religious backgrounds.
Administering the oath of allegiance on the new medical doctors, the Registrar, Medical Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN), Dr. T.A.B Sanusi, charged the inductees to exhibit a high level of doggedness, competence and confidentiality, as well as abide by the oath they took.
The Chief Medical Director of Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Professor Abdulrahman A. Sheshe said after the induction, the new doctors would go for their internship, calling on them to always seek guidance from their senior colleagues.
The Medical Elder, Professor Mu’utasim Ibrahim challenged the graduates to consult medical library and visit the internet regularly in search of knowledge that will keep them abreast of the dynamics of health challenges.
Prof Mu’utasim also cautioned them to use communication skills effectively in dealing with their patients, saying that it would ease the way in addressing many health challenges and distancing them from being found wanting.
The Provost College of Health Science, Professor Ibrahim Adamu Yakasai, who was represented by Deputy Provost Academic, Professor Aliyu Abdu, congratulated the new doctors for reaching this milestone in their career. He commended their teachers and parents for their enormous sacrifice.
Dr. Sadik Faruk Haladu, who spoke on behalf of the new doctors commended the management of the university under the leadership of Vice Chancellor; the Provost College of Health Science, Dean, Faculty of Clinical Science, Prof Mahmoud Umar Sani and all staff for contributing significantly during their study. They also commended their parents for sponsoring them throughout their study.