The Medical Director, National Ear Care Center Kaduna, Dr. Abubakar Yaro has advised matriculating students of the schools to study hard and to take advantage of the conducive environment to learn beyond what they are being taught in the classrooms.
He expressed this at Joint Matriculation Ceremony of the centre’s School of Post Basic ORL Nursing (SPBORL), School of Health Information Management (SHIM) and School of Audiology on June 3, 2021 at the institution’s Hall, whikw
“Reading of books alone is not enough, but you should avail themselves and gain practical knowledge.
“So that by the time you leave here, you will be exceptional, without leaving here half baked. Anything you need to make you the best is available, attach yourselves to doctors during free period to gain knowledge from their treatment of patients,” he said.
Delivering the keynote address, the National Ear Care Center Medical Director, Dr. Abubakar Yaro Represented by the Head of Clinical Services, Dr. Alfred Bemu, thanked the chairman of the board for pushing for establishment of School of Health Information Management.
He told the graduating students that they must not only acquire knowledge, but also combine it with good character.
Yaro said that besides the three schools available, they also train doctors at the centre to become consultants.
In an interview, a student, Janet Clement Zamani from ORL Nursing School said she is happy to matriculate because she has finally become a bonafide student.
She said they will put efforts into graduating in flying colours
Salim Tijjani Abubakar Audiology School said it was a rare privilege and he is already a graduate of Audiology and wishes his school mates all the best.
He said that audiologist are minority in health sector, but will keep putting in their best.
No fewer than 70 students matriculated with SPBORL having 50, while the other two schools, School of Health Information Management (SHIM) and School of Audiology had 10 each.