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110 UNIBEN Pharmacists Got Inducted (PICTURE)

It was an occasion of joy as 110 UNIBEN Pharmacists Got Inducted (PICTURE). The Pharmacist Council of Nigeria (PCN) has inducted about 110 Pharmacy graduating students of the University of Benin (UNIBEN) during the 40th oath-taking and induction ceremony of the institution’s Faculty of Pharmacy.

Addressing the inductees, the Registrar of PCN, Mr. N.A.E. Mohammed, encouraged the graduates not to be discouraged about the current state of the nation’s health sector.
He added that there are many younger professional that could return the health sector to full strength.

110 UNIBEN Pharmacists Got Inducted (PICTURE)
Mohammed noted that pharmacists are some of the most respectable professionals in the world and warned them not to involve in any form of sharp or illegal practices.
110 UNIBEN Pharmacists Got Inducted (PICTURE)
110 UNIBEN Pharmacists Got Inducted (PICTURE)
The registrar reminded them how privileged they were to have been among the few to have studied pharmacy in a country that is in a dire need of professional medical personnel.
110 UNIBEN Pharmacists G0t Inducted (PICTURE)
The best graduating student, Amaka Eunice Ukwuhaiwe, in her valedictory speech at the oath-taking ceremony, which she read on behalf of her colleagues, thanked God for His benevolence on them.
She said that her academic achievement and success was not the function of her struggle, but that of the finger of a divine intervention.
The event was attended by several dignitaries, parents and staff of the faculty.
Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) is a Federal Government Agency, established by Decree 91 of 1992 (now Act 91 of 1992)—due to transfer of power from military to civilian in 1999—to regulate and control the practice of pharmacy in Nigeria.[1] Its responsibility is to control and regulate the practice of pharmacy throughout the Federation and the control of pharmaceutical education in Nigeria.[2]


  • It determines what standard of knowledge and skill are to be attained by persons seeking to become pharmacists in Nigeria
  • Establishes and maintains a register of pharmacists and secures the publication from time to time of the list of those names as entered in the register
  • Issues pharmacists oath and code of ethics
  • Appoints pharmaceutical inspectors to ensure the enforcement of the provisions of the law by inspection and monitoring of premises where pharmaceutical endeavours take place

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