By Abdallah el-Kurebe

The Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto (UDUS) has sworn in 52 new Medical Doctors that studied for the 2012/2013 academic session.

Accepting the new Medical Doctors into medical practice on behalf of the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria on Tuesday, State Chairman of Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Dr Abdulgafar Jimoh urged them to “lead with decorum, mutual
respect and be advocates of clinical governance.”

The Vice Chancellor (VC) of UDUS, Prof. Abdullahi Zuru called on the Doctors to abide by their professional oath and be good ambassadors of the institution. “What you did in the last six years was to learn and you still need further trainings to specialize.”

Also, the Chief Medical Director (CMD) of Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital (UDUTH), Dr. Yakubu Ahmed and the Provost, College of Health Sciences, Dr. Ismaila Mungadi corroborated in urging the new Medical Doctors to display elegance, simplicity and kindness in their practice.

The Deputy Vice Chancellor (Administration) of Sokoto State University, Prof. Malami Mode who stood in for the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Nuhu Yaqoob as chairman of the occasion, called on them to be emphatic as they handle patients.

Deputy Speaker of Kwara State House of Assembly, Prof. Gana Yisa who was the Special Guest of Honour at the occasion commended the University for maintaining high academic excellence.

He also donated the sum of N500,000 to the College of Health Sciences of the University.