Senate to investigate mass failure of foreign-trained doctors

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By Elizabeth Uwandu

THE Senate has promised to investigate the allegations of mass failure by foreign trained medical doctors, who recently sat for the Medical Dental Council of Nigerian assessment examination at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital.

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Health, Senator Olarenwaju Tejuoso gave the assurance when aggrieved doctors, in company of some of their parents, paid him a visit in Abuja.

In an exclusive chat with Vanguard, one of the aggrieved doctors, who craved anonymity said the lawmaker promised to take their grievances to the Health Committee of the National Assembly for thorough investigation.

The doctor said: “At the meeting, we told him of the lack of organization and coordination of MDCN during lectures for the assessment and the eventual release of our results marred with irregularities.”

“Sen. Tejuoso then vowed to take…



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