Nasarawa State University To Launch MBBS Program In Upcoming Academic Session, Nasarawa State University, Keffi, has exciting news for the upcoming academic session as it prepares to launch its MBBS program in the College of Health and Medical Sciences. The university recently announced this significant development during the handover ceremony of the newly completed College of Medical and Health Sciences Complex.
Professor Suleiman Bala Mohammed’s Assurance
Professor Suleiman Bala Mohammed, the Vice-Chancellor of Nasarawa State University, has conveyed his assurance regarding the timely initiation of the MBBS program. He expressed confidence that following the completion and proper equipping of the College of Medical and Health Sciences Complex, the MBBS program will commence in the upcoming academic session.
However, before its launch, the program must obtain certification from regulatory bodies such as the National Universities Commission (NUC), the Medical and Dental Health Council, and JAMB.
Acknowledgement of the Project Contributors
At the handover ceremony, the Vice-Chancellor expressed his gratitude towards TETfund and the project contractor, Messers Goldmark, for their exceptional work on the project. He acknowledged the challenges faced during the execution of the contract but commended the team for successfully delivering the project according to the specified requirements.
Remarks from the Contractor
Engr. S.A. Danladi, the Managing Director of Goldmark Construction Services, conveyed his appreciation to the University management for granting his company the opportunity to contribute to the development of the institution.
Meanwhile, although the contract was initially projected for completion in 2022, following its award in 2021, the delivery of the project was unavoidably delayed until 2023 due to the significant impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Handover Ceremony Highlights
One of the main highlights of the ceremony was the symbolic handover of the building keys to the Vice-Chancellor, signifying the official transfer of the newly constructed complex. Subsequently, the Acting Director of Physical Planning, Engr. Ahmed Liman, led a guided tour of the state-of-the-art facility.
Furthermore, the construction of the College of Medical and Health Sciences Complex was made possible through the TETfund Annual Intervention Project for the period of 2017-2019. The successful completion of this project represents a significant milestone in Nasarawa State University’s commitment to enhancing health education and infrastructure.
In conclusion, the launch of the MBBS program in the College of Health and Medical Sciences at Nasarawa State University is a highly anticipated development for the upcoming academic session. The university has invested in the completion and equipping of the College of Medical and Health Sciences Complex, which will serve as the foundation for the program. The Vice-Chancellor’s confidence in the timely commencement of the program reflects the university’s commitment to providing quality education in the field of medicine.
Lastly, the handover ceremony highlighted the successful completion of the construction project, with the Vice-Chancellor expressing appreciation to TETfund and the contractor for their contributions. The event also included a guided tour of the newly built complex, showcasing the modern infrastructure and facilities. This achievement marks a significant stride for Nasarawa State University in its pursuit of excellence in health education.No tags for this post.