Never has anyone achieved such feat in the university of
Egbe Agala Eja, blazed the trail by graduating as the best
student with a CGPA of 4.84 on a 5 point scale.
The student who was of Histopathology, Department of
Medical Laboratory Science (MLS), was awarded the
prize for Excellence in the recent convocation ceremony
by the institution. This is indeed a new high flying
academic record in the institution.
NHB garnered that such record is the first of its kind in
the 29-year history of the department.
The young scholar was during the his induction, offered
an automatic employment by the University on
completion of his internship programme and National
Youth Service Corps (NYSC).
In an open speech, he thanked the management for the
kind gesture, but also brought her attention to the urgent
need to provide modern laboratory equipment in order to
enhance advanced analytical procedures like
autoradiography and molecular biology in the institution.
However, he sang the praise of the University and gave
her kudos for remaining the foremost institution for the
study of Medical Lab Science in the country but begged
that improvement be made in specific areas as afore
In the same vein, the interim Registrar of MSLCN, Mr.
Godwin Akpitaye, while addressing the graduating
students of the department, advised that they should
improve on the knowledge acquired in school and be
conversant with the new techniques, stressing that there
is no short- cut to achieving success in the profession.