Bingham University Inducts 47 Doctors Into The Medical Profession

Published on: May 15th, 2023

Bingham University Inducts 47 Doctors into the Medical Profession

Bingham University has inducted 47 doctors into the medical profession. The event which held recently  at the Bingham University Teaching Hospital Chapel had  the BOT Chairman Bingham University Rev. Dr. Stephen Baba Panya, other distinguished guests, parents, and well-wishers in attendance.

The Vice-Chancellor, represented by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dul Johnson, reminded the new doctors that their predecessors have made and are still making the University proud in their various endeavours. He charged them to emulate them and be good ambassadors of Christ and the institution.

Quoting from Acts 1:8, the ECWA President and Chairman BOT, tasked the new doctors to continually surrender themselves to the Holy Spirit as the expectations on them are high. He praised the Vice-Chancellor and the entire staff of the Institution for  doing a good job. He expressed confidence in the training the doctors had received. He thanked Parents and Guardians for their sacrifice of love in ensuring the doctors attained this height.

In his welcome address, the Provost Bingham University College of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences , Prof. Musa Dankyau, informed the audience that Bingham University has so far graduated and inducted a total of 405 Medical Doctors. He thanked God for His grace through the ages passed. He also thanked the Vice-Chancellor for his constant support to the College. He advised the new doctors to always make good choices as they progress in their careers.

While administering the Oath, the Registrar, Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) represented by the Deputy Registrar, Dr. Victor Gbenro charged the doctors to uphold the ethics of medical practice at all times. He also commended the University for growing and providing quality medical training.

Air Commodore (Dr) Joseph I. Ogbodo , who was the Medical Elder for the event, advised the doctors to practice within the confines of medical ethics and laws in the country of residence. He encouraged them to seek mentors as well as pay proper attention to their health at all times.
Highlights of the occasion were the announcement of awards of distinction in various specialties.

Dr. Paul David Chidera was recognized as the winner of Prof. Alhassan Yakubu’s prize for the overall best-graduating student. He was recognized to have had distinctions in Anatomy, Chemistry, Physiology, Paediatrics, Community Medicine and Primary Health Care and Surgery.

The Provost  announced that the Vice-Chancellor has approved automatic employment for Dr.Paul David Chidera ,who emerged overall best-graduating student. Also recognized was Dr. Kajoh Dooter Hannah with distinction in Paediatrics and Dr. Uwodi Eleojo Gift who secured the prize for ECWA Women Fellowship International prize for best graduating female student in Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

Responding on behalf of the new doctors, Dr. Agie Moses Osayande thanked God Almighty for seeing them through the rigors of their medical training. He also thanked parents and Guardians, Management and Staff of the University – especially the Lecturers for the roles they played in their training. He promised that they would continue to make the University proud.