All is now set for the maiden induction ceremony of medical doctors of Gregory University Uturu’s College of Medicine and Health Sciences.
A press release from the institution states that the historic event is scheduled to be held on Tuesday 5 December 2023 at Dr Michael Okpara Auditorium in Umuahia.
According to the statement, the Registrar of the regulatory agency for medical practice in Nigeria, Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN), Dr Tajudeen Sanusi is expected to administer the statutory Physicians Oath while also officiating the handover of official documents to the fresh medical doctors.
The statement therefore invites the public to attend the milestone event which incidentally coincides with the consummation of a mutually beneficial linkage relationship with People’s Friendship University of Russia(RUDN University Moscow).
Disclosing details about the Memorandum of Understanding(MOU)entered into by the two institutions, the Vice Chancellor of Gregory University Uturu, Prof Augustine Uwakwe, who spoke through a telephone conversation from Moscow, stated that the parties agreed to strengthen joint education programmes in the fields of space research and applications while establishing dual Bachelor’s and Masters degree programmes in Space Science, Data Engineering and Space Systems.
According to Prof Uwakwe, the development is in line with the GUU established tradition of globalizing scholarship through the consummation of linkage partnerships with ivy league institutions around the world, stressing that the recent collaboration with RUDN Moscow is targeted at commencing from September 2024.
It will be recalled that since inception in 2012 Gregory University Uturu has continued to blaze the trail by acquiring approval and securing accreditation from both National Universities Commission(NUC) and relevant professional bodies for such sought-after programmes as Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy and Engineering, among many others.
Sleek Ogwo, ANIPR