Governor Kayode Fayemi has vowed to improve the Ekiti state health sector, as the Ekiti State University, College of Medicine held her inagural induction.
The Ekiti State University (EKSU), College of Medicine recently produced their first set of medical doctors, after almost 10 years of waiting.
The governor in his speech congratulated the inductees, their parents, Administrative and Academic Staff of the College of Medicine of Ekiti State University.
Fayemi stated during the event that his government will continue to support the graduating students and the College of Medicine to continue to produce the best potentials in the Ekiti health sector.
He also assured the people of Ekiti state that his government will continue to improve the health sector by providing improved infrastructures that will ensure efficient healthcare delivery.
The result of the final MBBS Professional Examination of the medical students in the College of Medicine, Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti was released earlier this month.
All the 43 medical students presented for the examination passed and one of them with a distinction.
Kayode Fayemi applauded former Governor Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo who set up the vision for the College in 2001.
Confirming the reports, Governor Fayemi wrote on Twitter:
“Just received the great news that all fifty of our first set of medical students passed their final examination. Congrats EKSU! Very proud of the successful students and their hardworking lecturers.”
Speaking on the development, the Provost, College of Medicine, EKSU, Prof Kehinde Oluwadiya, in a statement sighted by KikioTolu News congratulated the students, while also thanking the state Governor, Kayode Kayemi, for his support. The statement read:
“On behalf of the staff and students of the College, I wish to sincerely thank the Visitor to the University and Governor of the State, H.E.Dr. Kayode Fayemi for his great interest, understanding of the problems and support for the College especially for his speedy approval of the funds , recruitment of qualified staff and purchase of medical facilities needed for the accreditation of the programs by the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria.
Sir, we are very grateful and we say a big thank you and congratulations.
I wish to seize this opportunity to also congratulate the new doctors for a job well done.”