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Sanwo-Olu charges public health graduates to make govt hospitals the best

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Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has called on graduates of Health Institutions across the country to put their training into the best professional practices for positive changes in the management and administration of government hospitals.

Sanwo-Olu gave the charge on Thursday in his address as the Special Guest of Honour at the Fifth Convocation Ceremony of the Lagos State College of Nursing (LASCON), Igando.

The Lagos governor said there was an urgent need for graduates of health institutions including medical doctors, nurses, midwives and other related professionals to use their training to effect necessary changes to improve the healthcare delivery system.

He told the 54 newly graduated Nurses and Midwives of the College that this would boost the people’s confidence in public health institutions would be restored.

Represented by the Commissioner for Tertiary Education, Mr Tolani Sule, Sanwo-Olu said his administration will continue to fund tertiary health institutions and reforms of the health sector.

He charged the college’s management to work hard to sustain the current level of excellence recorded in the State institutions as his administration works to reposition them among the best.

Earlier in her welcome address, the Provost of the College, Mrs Oyefunso Orenuga stressed the need for government at all levels to provide an enabling environment for nurses to advance their training to the highest level of education.

The highlight of the ceremony was the presentation of prizes to the graduating students who distinguished themselves in their academic programmes.

Omogbehin Olajumoke Serah and Raji Bilikis Bodunrin, who emerged as overall best students in Nursing and Midwifery respectively, were rewarded with cash gifts and prizes

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