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UNIOSUN HOLDS FIRST VIRTUAL INDUCTION CEREMONY FOR ITS REGISTERED NURSES

NewsimgAs NMCN’s Registrar declared 37 nursing graduands of UNIOSUN Professional Nurses and Midwives.
In achieving its vision and desire to be a centre of excellence, providing high-quality teaching and learning experience, which will engender the production of entrepreneurial graduates, capable of impacting on their environment while being globally competitive, the management of Osun State University under the leadership of the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Labode Popoola , on Wednesday, 2nd of September conducted the first virtual induction ceremony for the nursing graduands of the University.


The virtual induction ceremony which had the presence of dignitaries and professionals in the Nursing profession virtually started by 10.am at the University Auditorium (Olagunsoye Oyinlola Auditorium) at the main campus of the University in Osogbo as the guest lecturer, professor Adeleke Afolayan, the immediate past head of the Department of Nursing at the University of Ilorin delivered the induction lecture titled: “2020” Year of Nurses and midwives: breaking barriers to quality health care, stronger economic growth and greater gender equality for the achievement of universal health care.

The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Labode Popoola while delivering his welcome address congratulated the graduands and their parents for their commitment and dedication in the last five years.
“I congratulate this first set of nursing students of this great citadel of learning for setting the pace for other students to follow by performing excellently at the two professional examinations conducted for them which made 42 of this nursing students to be presented for the final examination organized by the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria and they recorded 100%.
You have already been exposed to the basic academic and clinical training required as professional nurses, you are hereby expected to build on this firm foundation as you continue in this noble profession.

I implore you to be professional in all your activities and never compromise lasting values such as honesty, integrity and trust especially at this critical time of COVID-19,” Professor Popoola added.
An award of honour was later presented to the best graduating student who also doubles as the overall best student in the Department of Nursing, Sobolaje Ibukunoluwa Oluwaranti for a job well done and to keep the flag flying.
After been found worthy in learning and character by the University, the Registrar of the nursing and midwifery council of Nigeria, Alh. Faruk Umar Abubakar who was represented by Mr Emmanuel Udontre thereby administered the oath on the graduands and declares them professional nurses and midwives.
The representative of the National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives (NANNMN) officially welcomes the graduands to the association and wish them all the best in their future endeavours.

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