Lab Scientists Bemoan Students’ Admission into Non-existent Programmes


Okon Bassey in Uyo

The Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria (AMLSN) has condemned the admission of students by some Nigerian universities to do non-existent medical laboratory science programmes.

The National Publicity Secretary, Dr. Cosmir Ifeanyi, who briefed journalists at the end of the 13th public health lecture series and 198th National Executive Council meeting of AMLSN in Uyo, expressed worry that universities are running such departments without the requisite human resources.

“We have also noted with dismay the escalating cases of universities illegally granting admission to students into non-existent medical laboratory science programmes due to the lucrative nature of the programme.

“Mention must be made of the situation in Lead University and Kwara State University where candidates were admitted into non-existent medical laboratory programmes.
“These universities are anchored by not up to four members of…

Source: Thisday Newspaper