Nasarawa State University, Keffi, has announced plans to start its MBBS program at the College of Health and Medical Sciences in the next academic session.
This development was confirmed during the recent handover 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 the University, has expressed confidence in the timely commencement of the MBBS program.
According to him, with the completion and equipping of the Complex of the College of Medical and Health Sciences, the MBBS program will take off from the next academic session after receiving certification from the NUC, MDHC, and JAMB.
Acknowledgement of the Project Contributors
During the handover ceremony, the Vice-Chancellor appreciated TETfund and the project’s contractor, Messers Goldmark, for their excellent work.
Despite the challenges encountered during the contract execution, the project was delivered according to specification.
Remarks from the Contractor
Engr. S.A. Danladi, the Managing Director of Goldmark Construction Services, expressed his gratitude to the University management for the opportunity to contribute to the University’s development.
Although the contract was scheduled for completion in 2022, after being awarded in 2021, the project delivery was delayed until 2023 due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Handover Ceremony Highlights
The main point of the ceremony was the handover of the building keys to the Vice-Chancellor. This event was followed by a guided tour of the newly built complex, led by the Acting Director of Physical Planning, Engr. Ahmed Liman.
The construction of the College of Medical and Health Sciences Complex was made possible through the TETfund Annual Intervention Project 2017–2019.
The project marks a significant stride in Nasarawa State University’s commitment to improving health education.
With continued commitment and determination, Nasarawa State University will continue to shape future health professionals and contribute positively to Nigeria’s healthcare system and society.
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