LASUCOM inducts 760 surgeons, medical health professionals in 20 years


A total number of seven hundred and sixty Medical/ Dental Doctors and other Medical Health Professionals have so far been produced by the Lagos State University College of Medicine within a period of twenty years of its existence.

This was disclosed by the Acting Provost, Lagos State University College of Medicine, Professor Anthonia Ogbera during the induction ceremony for the 3rd set of Dental Surgeons on Thursday, 11th July, 2019 at the College’s lecture theatre in Ikeja.

While welcoming the graduands to the dental health profession, Prof. Ogbera said “Today marked the end of one journey and the beginning of your life as a dental doctors.”

She affirmed that the mission of the College is to produce world class graduates adding that the College has been fulfilling this mission.

She admonished the new surgeons to be of good character and ambassadors of the College wherever they may find themselves. According to her.

“The word of the Hippocratic Oath should always resonate with you wherever you go.”

She thanked the Lagos State Government and the LASU Vice Chancellor, Professor ‘Lanre Fagbohun for their unflinching support for the College.

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In her remarks, the Dental Elder, Dr Ololade Awotile called on the new surgeons not to look for short cuts to success.

She admonished them to continue to improve and not limit themselves.

She also charged them to be bold but not confrontational any where they are.

On his part, the College Secretary, Mr Adelaja Oyebanjo affirmed that Lagos State University graduates are brand of excellence.

He thanked the founding fathers of the College for the vision, and also the State Government and the University for keeping the vision alive.

The graduating doctors were presented to the Provost by the Dean faculty of Dentistry Professor Ademola Olaitan.

The College’s Executive Members, Academic and Non academic Staff, Parents and Students all graced the ceremony.

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