Rivers University obtains approval for medicine and surgery


Rivers State University said it has received approval for the award of a bachelor’s degree in medicine and surgery.

Vice-Chancellor Professor Nlerum Okogbule, who revealed this during a press briefing in Port Harcourt, explained that the approval followed the result of an accreditation by the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria on the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degrees from the institution. program as well as accreditation from the National Universities Commission.

“I am pleased to inform you that based on the accreditation visit of the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria on our program between March 30 and March 31, 2021, our College of Medical Sciences has received approval for training. medical students for the MBBS Program.

“The board also approved increasing our admission quota from 50 to 100. This is a rare achievement for a new medical school and it is in recognition of the enormous infrastructure facilities and commitment of the personnel carried out by the Government of Rivers State under the competent direction of the Governor. Nyesom Wike, ”said Okogbule.

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