MDCN inducts 68 BUK graduates into medical profession


68 graduates of the Bayero University Kano (BUK) have been inducted into medical profession by the Medical Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN).

Of these, 47 of the inductees were male while 21 are female.

Among them, Ms Sa’adatu Abubakar-Tanimu emerged as the overall best graduate.

These were revealed on Thursday during the 19th induction ceremony on the university campus in Kano.

The Vice-Chancellor, Muhammad Yahuza Bello urged the new doctors to exercise high ethical standard, competence and professionalism in dealing with human life.

While congratulating the new doctors for the laudable achievement, the professor enjoined the doctors to abide by the code of ethics of the medical profession.

Bello, who was represented by the Director, Academic Planning, Professor Bala Sidi-Aliyu, added that the doctors should desist from any act capable of jeopardising them into legal tussle.

Administering the oath of allegiance on the new medical doctors, the Registrar, MDCN, Dr Tajudeen Sanusi, charged the inductees to exhibit a high level of doggedness, competence and confidentiality, as well as abide by the oath they took.

On his part, the Chief Medical Director of Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Professor Abdulrahman Sheshe disclosed that the new doctors would go for their internship, calling on them to always seek guidance from their senior colleagues.

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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.

Mr Ibrahim also cautioned the doctors 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.

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