The Anambra State College of Health Technology (ANCOHT) Obosi has charged their new students to keep to their oath of good conduct and shun all forms of misdemeanour.
The charge was given recently to over 800 students newly admitted in the college on the occasion of their 19th matriculation ceremony.
In his speech, the chairman governing council (ANCOHT) Igwe Dr Emeka Iluno of Ifitedunu congratulated the students urging them to take the oath of good behaviour seriously to enable them come out in flying colours.
“If you keep to the entire oath you took you must be a saint. Shun every form of misdemeanour. School management is working assiduously to attract more infrastructures from the State government”, said Igwe Iluno.
Igwe Iluno said that the performance of the students, building of more structures and accreditation of more schools/departments may attract the government to upgrade the college to a polytechnic.
Iluno called on well meaning individuals, organizations and government to come and erect hostels within the school premises adding that the students should continue to make the college proud.
Earlier in his address, the provost, Dr. Robinson Amaechi Mgbakogu maintained that the college was cult free and had zero tolerance for examination malpractices urging them to make the student handbook a companion.
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“I share in your joy and sense of fulfilment. Read your student handbook to be aware of our rules and regulations. The school is cult free and have zero tolerance for exam malpractices”, said Mgbakogu.
“The college has improved on infrastructure teaching and learning process. Our students in community Health obtained 100 percent with 5 distinctions, Pharmacy technicians got 100 percent while Medical lab technicians got 97 percent pass in the 2017/2018 exam year”, he said.
Moreover, Mgbakogu said that the college which was established in 1992 to train middle man-power in health sector currently train students in 6 departments with full accreditation for both Ordinary and Higher national diplomas.
He said that the department includes Community Health, Medical Laboratory Technician, Pharmacy Technicians, Medical Imaging, Health Information Management and Environmental Health Technology saying some department admits through JAMB.
The provost thanked Governor Willie Obiano for the approval of the elevation of two classroom blocks to storey building and extension of pharmacy technician laboratory.
The chairman matriculation planning committee and Head of department community health ANCOHT, Mrs. Nkiru Ifeobu thanked the governing council, provost and entire school management and fellow committee members for a successful 2018/19 matriculation.
Mrs. Ifeobu urged the new entrants to embrace hard work for excellence saying that during the last exam year students achieved distinctions for the first time due to improved learning and focus.