The 12th set of newly qualified Pharmacists produced by the Delta State University, Abraka, were on Wednesday inducted by the Pharmacy Council of Nigeria, PCN.
The 78 inductees, who had earlier been found worthy in learning and character to be admitted to the degree of Pharmacy at the 15th convocation ceremony of the institution, subscribed to the oath of allegiance and code of practice of the noble profession of Pharmacy.
In his keynote address, a renowned Pharmacist, Pharm. Paul Enebeli, counselled the young professionals on the prospects and challenges of the practice Pharmacy.
Pharm Enebeli said having been successfully inducted by the highest regulatory body of Pharmacy in the land, it behoved the inductees to abide by the code of practice and oath they had subscribed to.
In his remarks, the Vice Chancellor of the Delta State University, Abraka, Prof Andy Egwunyenga, said the induction the Pharmacists marked another milestone in the history of the University, which had continued to make significant progress in the pursuit of academic excellence under his watch.
Prof Egwunyenga congratulated the inductees and urged them to remain good ambassadors of the Delta State University, adding that they should see their induction as a call to excellence, integrity and professionalism in the discharge of their responsibilities.
The Pharmacy Council of Nigeria, PCN, is a parastatal of the Federal Government charged with the responsibility of regulating and controlling Pharmacy education, training and practice in all aspects and ramifications, as well as the registration and licensure of all qualified Pharmacists and Pharmaceutical premises in the country to ensure standards.
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