University of Ibadan (UI) on Wednesday inducted seventy-eight (78) fresh graduates of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine into the veterinary profession at the 51st induction ceremony for the 2020/2021 set of students.
The Dean, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Prof. Olufunke E. Ola-Davies appreciated the Faculty members who through their commitment to teaching and learning, impacted and produced the 78 inductees. She also thanked the alumni for their contributions to the development of the faculty and the veterinary profession.
Professor Ola-Davies advised the inductees to be humble and have a sense of responsibility that will showcase them as good ambassadors of the University of Ibadan. She encouraged those inclined to the academics to return to the University for their postgraduate degrees.
Speaking at the occasion, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Kayode Adebowale, FAS, mni, ably represented by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration), Prof. E.O. Ayoola, congratulated the parents and inductees on the attainment of their new status and wished them success as they proceed to the next phase of their lives.
In her address, the President, Veterinary Council of Nigeria, AIG (Dr) Aishatu Abubakar Baju represented by Dr. Tunji Nasiru, advised the new vet doctors to distinguish themselves in character and learning by practicing the profession conscientiously with dignity and respect, keeping the principles of veterinary ethics.
The veterinary oath was administered by the Acting Registrar, Veterinary Council of Nigeria, Dr. Ezenwa Nwakonobi and the certificate of oath was thereafter, signed by the inductees.
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