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Friday, July 19, 2019

BUK Inducts 39 New Medical Doctors, 14 Dental Surgeons

  Bilal Abdullahi       Friday, July 19, 2019

BUK Inducts 39 New Medical Doctors, 14 Dental Surgeons

Bayero University, Kano on Monday, July 15, 2019 inducted thirty-nine new Medical Doctors (MBBS) and fourteen Dental

Surgeon (BDS) graduates from the Faculties of Clinical Sciences and Dentistry. It was the 18 induction for the MBBS and 4 for

Bachelor of Dental Surgery by the University. The newly qualified doctors, who were sworn-in by the Registrar of the

Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN), Dr. T.A.B Sanusi, took the Hippocratic oath which signifies their

admittance into the profession. By their oath, they will faithfully obey all the rules and regulations stipulated by Medical and

Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) and all other laws that are made for the practice of medical profession in Nigeria.While

administering the oath, the Registrar, MDCN Dr. Sanusi, told the graduands that they would be responsible for their actions

and inactions, warning them to be careful because anything that constitutes danger to human health may jeopardize them into

legal problem or get themselves suspended or even outright withdrawal of their license of practice.Welcoming the new Doctors into the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA),

the Chairman of Kano branch, Dr. Sunusi Bala, said the association had over 1,400 members whose interests and welfare were being highly taken care of.

In his congratulatory speech, the Head of Civil Service, Kano State, Dr Kabiru Shehu, reaffirmed the commitment of Kano State

Government in supporting medical education by improving students' welfare and commencing undergraduate medical training at the two state universities.

In his remarks, the Vice Chancellor, Professor Muhammad Yahuza Bello, who was represented by the Deputy Vice

Chancellor (Academics), Professor Adamu Idris Tanko, said BUK Medical Program was one of the best in Nigeria, adding that the

University was currently collaborating with some of the top universities in the world in order to strengthen its programme.

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“This will really help us to realize our ambition of becoming one of the best in the world,” he added. The Chief Medical Director of Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH), Professor

Aminu Zakari Mohammed, Medical Elder, Professor S.O Jeboda and the Provost of the College of Health Sciences, Professor

Ibrahim Adamu Yakasai, who was represented by Professor Aliyu Abdu, congratulated the graduands for achieving

this feat and urged them to abide by the ethical provisions of their noble profession. Speaking on behalf of the graduands, 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 required for their training.

They also showered commendable encomiums on their teachers and parents for supporting them throughout their study. Fatima Ahmed Maigari emerged as the

overall best graduand of Bachelor of Dental Surgery, having clinched the prizes for the Best Graduate in Oral Diagnostic Sciences,

Child Dental Health and Restorative Dentistry. On his part, the Sub-Dean, Academics of the Faculty of Clinical

Sciences, Dr. Idris Mohammed, expressed gratitude to all those who contributed to the success of the induction ceremony.

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