The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Kogi State chapter, on Thursday applauded the new Vice Chancellor (VC) of Federal University Lokoja (FUL), Prof. Olayemi Akinwumi, for prioritising the commencement of the university’s medical school.
The Kogi Chairman of NMA, Dr Omakoji Oyiguh, gave the commendation when he led members of the State officer Council (SOC) of the NMA), on a courtesy visit to the Vice Chancellor at the university in Lokoja.
According to Oyiguh, the visit was an avenue to welcome the Vice Chancellor to the state, and to congratulate him on a well deserved appointment as the third Vice Chancellor of the university.
Oyiguh applauded the vice chancellor for prioritising the commencement of the university’s medical school, while also commending him for his humility and kindness.
Akinwumi added that the discussion on the subject matter was at an advanced stage and would hopefully become a reality in two to three years time.
The VC further appreciated the NMA Executive for the hand of fellowship it extended to him and assured the association of effective collaboration. (NAN)