The Rivers State Government has expressed optimism that the Pamo University of Medical Sciences (PUMS) would produce students of great academic relevance and integrity to fill up the gap in our medical services across the Country.
The State Chief Executive Nyesom Ezenwo Wike expressed this during the 3rd Matriculation Ceremony of the Pamo University of Medical Sciences, Port Harcourt on Tuesday 18th February, 2020.
Represented by his Deputy Dr. Mrs. Ipalibo Harry Banigo Governor Wike said the Pamo University is an innovation in the Nigerian Educational Industry, stressing that the founders of the University are indeed living up to expectations in delivering equitable services to the students.
Governor Wike who said the University would continue to receive the support of the Rivers State Government through the award of scholarships to students and other avenues, charged the students to face their studies seriously and obey school rules and regulations.
He congratulated the authorities of the school on their third matriculation Ceremony.
In his address the Chancellor and Chairman Board of Trustees of PUMS, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakkar who thanked the Rivers State Government for its support to the Institution, congratulated the students for being admitted into one of the most prestigious University.
He urged the students to realise the sacrifices made by their parents to send them to PUMS and Congratulated the Pro Chancellor for setting up the University.
Also speaking the Pro Chancellor of PUMS, Dr. Peter Odili welcomed the students to the PUMS family, which according to him is focused, disciplined, committed and passionate about ensuring that by the time they graduate they would have been fully equipped as health professionals.
Earlier, the Vice Chancellor of the Pamo University of Medical Sciences Prof. Michael Diejomaoh who disclosed that a total of 150 students matriculated at the event, said the University cannot change the world overnight but can engineer that change one step at a time by contributing to the ways that will make the difference in the quality of health care provisions through learning teaching and research applied at PAMO University
Head of Press Unit,
Deputy Governor’s Office, Port Harcourt.
Tuesday, February 18th 2020.