The President and Founder of Maryam Abacha American University, Maradi, Niger Republic, Professor Adamu Abubakar Gwarzo has urged medical laboratory science students of the university to acquire multi-lingual skills to enable them to benefit from job opportunities available at the global level.
Professor Gwarzo made the call at the 7th edition of the induction of the medical laboratory science students which was conducted by the Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria in Abuja.
A total of 383 Laboratory Science students who graduated from different Universities across the world with Maryam Abacha American University, Maradi accounting for 50 percent were inducted by the council.
Professor Gwarzo, who was the special guest at the occasion, also stressed the need for them to be good ambassadors of their Universities and the country wherever they might found themselves.
While commending the commitment and fairness of the leadership of the Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria towards professionalism, Professor Gwarzo also thanked Federal Government for providing the enabling environment.
In his remarks, the Registrar of the Council, Dr. Toman Erhabor described Medical Laboratory Science as a dynamic profession designed to provide broad base fundamental scientific knowledge and its application in the health care system.
Erhabor explained that the discipline had expose the inducted graduates to the application of Medical Laboratory Science in among key areas of Medicine, Pharmaceutical Industries, Research Institutes, Food Industries as well as Diagnostic kits and Machine Production.
He urged the e Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria has Inducted three hundred and eighty-three foreign students with a call on them to uphold professionalism for the development of the profession.
The leadership of the Council commended Maryam Abacha American University, Maradi for upholding academic excellence and called on other African private Universities to emulate the university for the development of education.