Bingham University, Karu, Nasarawa State, has inducted 67 of its 2023 graduands of nursing into the healthcare profession.
It was reported that the event is the second induction ceremony of nurses since the inception of the institution.
Prof. Musa Dankyau, Provost, College of Medicine and Health Science of the university, commended the inductees for their commitment to studies, which resulted to their outstanding performance.
Dankyau, who was represented by Mrs Lucy Idoko, Medicine and Health Science Department, appreciated the university commitment in producing highly skilled and dedicated professional nurses.
According to him, this second induction of the university produced the highest number of nurses and it is a great thing of joy.
”We ascribed the glory to God for making it possible for us to add more professionals to healthcare sector in our country.
”I urged the inductees to practice with the fear of God, so they can meet their clients spiritual and physical need, showing meekness to anyone they meet in the course of their practice.
“This is the beginning of their journey, some will become professors in nursing, directors in nursing as well as researchers.
“We pray as they practice anywhere in the world, the name of Bingham University will be lifted,” he said
Dankyau commended the parents of the inductees for their physical, moral and financial support and their words of encouragement to their wards through out the duration of their studies.
Also speaking, Puis Ayuba, member of Nurses and Midwives Council of Nigeria, said the university nurturing the students in becoming great products was commendable.
Ayuba commended inductees’s parents for their show of love, support and sacrifice in the training of their wards.
”I congratulate the inductees for putting their best in ensuring that they are successful.
”I urged you to develop a big heart that is full of love and compassion in providing care in one way or the other.
”I also urged you all to develop the eyes of an eagles to provide care for your clients,” he said.
Jessica Irumheson, who was awarded best behaved student and best in leadership said the experience in school was not all rosy.
”I conquered with God on my side and determination,” she said.
She advised upcoming nursing students to remain focused, determined and never give up as they could become whatever they want to become.
It was reported that the event was marked with enthusiasm and a sense of accomplishment, as faculty, staff, family members and friends gathered to honour the achievements of the inductees.
The ceremony served as a testament to their hard work, perseverance and unwavering commitment to the nursing profession.