The Nigerian Navy Faculty of Well being Sciences Offa on Friday performed its 2020 Passing Out Parade (POP) and Commencement ceremony for the Remaining 12 months and the 42 Fundamental Medical Qualifying Course (BMQC) college students.
This 12 months’s POP/Commencement ceremony was outstanding in that the Faculty is graduating its maiden HND Dental Remedy college students; Different graduating college students are Pharmacy, Physiotherapy and Radiography technicians along with the 42 batch BMQC college students.
The ceremony was graced by the Particular Visitor of Honour, the Kwara State Government Governor, Mallam AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq.
The Chief of the Naval Workers (CNS), Vice Admiral Ibok Ete Ibas GSS AM psc (+) ndc Msc, who was represented by the Flag Officer Commanding Naval Coaching Command Rear Admiral Fredrick Funebi OGU was the Reviewing Officer of the ceremony with Director of Naval Medical Sciences, Surgeon Rear Admiral Lawan Modu Adams because the Visitor of honour.
Dignitaries from all works of life together with the consultant of Kwara State Commissioner of Police, the Director of State Safety Providers, the 22 Armoured Brigade Commander and different Service commanders within the State additionally graced the ceremony.
The Oloffa of Offa was additionally represented on the event by the Excessive Chief Ojomu of Offa, and several other Royal fathers in Offa and environs additionally graced the ceremony.
Talking in the course of the commencement ceremony, the reviewing officer urged the graduands to be good Ambassadors of the Faculty and the Nigerian Navy within the discharge of their duties.
He implored them to stay disciplined and all the time adhere to the ethics of the medical occupation in addition to the Nigerian Navy’s core worth of onerous work, integrity and professionalism.
Rear Admiral Fredrick Funebi OGU reminded the graduands of the principal function of the Nigerian Navy, which is guaranteeing the safeguard of Nigeria’s maritime setting for sustainable territorial defence and nationwide prosperity. He additional reiterated that the accountability requires the deployment of robustly skilled and medically match personnel to professionally and effectively discharge their mandate according to worldwide greatest practices.
Accordingly, their commencement has once more contributed to the implementation of the imaginative and prescient and strategic directives of the Chief of the Naval Workers.
Their commencement additionally demonstrates their painstaking sacrifices and willingness to contribute their quota to the supply of high quality well being care companies to the Nigerian Navy and the generality of the individuals of Nigeria.
The Reviewing Officer was delighted that though the exigencies of COVID-19 pandemic has restricted their sensible experiences this 12 months to solely army medical amenities in Lagos, it has, nevertheless, not affected their general performances in each concept and sensible points. Moderately, it has allowed them to study extra of the pandemic and different public health-related points which is able to assist them within the efficiency of their skilled duties in any medical facility.
The Reviewing Officer additional appreciated the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed forces of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, by means of the Chief of the Naval Workers, for his tireless provision for the Nation’s Armed Forces and the Nigerian Navy particularly.
He applauded the Honourable Minister of Defence, Chief of Defence Workers and the management of different Providers and Safety Businesses who’ve offered invaluable help to consolidate the coaching of our graduates and reassured them that the CNS had taken vital actions to emplace requisite infrastructure and sources to enhance the training setting within the Faculty.
Lastly, the Reviewing officer recommended the Commandant, Captain Ayodele Ogunniyi Olowolagba and his workforce of Instructors and employees for utilising the out there sources to boost the usual of coaching within the Faculty.
He additionally appreciated His Excellency, the Government Governor of Kwara State, and the nice individuals of the State and Offa and its environs particularly for his or her help and cordial relationship with Nigerian Navy and NNSHS particularly.