UNILORIN: 64 New Medical Doctors Inducted, 30 Shops Closed Down
UNILORIN Student Union Clamps Down On Errant Shops
Following series of complaints by the students of the University of Ilorin (UNILORIN), the Price Control Committee of the University Students’ Union has closed down over 30 shops in the University for selling sachet water above the approved price of N5.00.
The University management had pegged the price of a unit of Unilorin sachet water at N5.00 while a bag goes for N70.00.
Members of the Students’ Union Price Control Committee, led by AbdulRahman Ahmed, raided shops at Zamfara Hostel, University market, University Car Park, the Walkways, the new Faculty of Education Complex and the Faculty of Arts lecture area, sealing off those found to be selling sachet water above the approved price.
Many of the affected shop owners, however, complained that they were forced to sell their sachet water at N10.00 because they got their supplies from outside the campus since the Unilorin Water Enterprises that is supposed to supply water to them on regular basis could not cope with their demands. They therefore urged the company to improve on its water production and on the amount of kiosks covered daily.
The Students’ Union Welfare Secretary, Comrade Muhammed Lawal, said, “The Unilorin Water Enterprise is working just to break even so that students of this great citadel of learning can enjoy Unilorin water at a very cheap price compared to what obtains outside the school. And don’t forget that it is the responsibility of the Students’ Union to enforce the sales of sachet water to all Unilorites for a sum of N5.00 per unit.”
Comrade Lawal vowed that the Students’ Union would not relent until all shop owners comply strictly with the approved price.
MDCN Inducts 64 New Medical Doctors in UNILORIN
About 64 new medical doctors from the University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) have been inducted into the medical profession by the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN).
Speaking at the induction ceremony, the Provost of the UNILORIN College of Health Sciences, Prof. Wahab Johnson, said that the successful medical doctors were among the 118 that started the programme, with others either withdrawn or made to repeat the programme.
He said Unilorin has produced 4,062 doctors in 32 years.
The Vice Chancellor of the university, Prof. Abdulganiyu Ambali, congratulated the new graduates, saying that they are capable of improving the health-care delivery system in the country and the world.
He charged the graduands to exhibit professionalism in discharging their duty.
Several of the new medical doctors who took the Hippocratic Oath expressed their happiness at the event.
UNILORIN Publishes List of Students with Various Cases of Misconduct
The authorities of University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) wishes to inform the under-listed students that they are scheduled to appear before the 193rd meeting of the Students’ Disciplinary Committee (SDC) holding on Wednesday, 1st April, 2015 in the Faculty of Arts Boardroom at 10.00am.
The list of students can be seen from the link below;
Kindly bring to the notice of the general public.
Mrs. K. W. Sallee
Courtesy – Nigerian Scholars Team
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