The undoubted intellectual prowess of Ekiti people has again been celebrated at the highest level as the Registrar of the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN), Dr. Abdulmumini Ibrahim, mni extolled the intellectual ingenuity of Ekiti indigenes who are making waves in academic attainment and excellence across the globe.

            Dr. Abdulmumini stressed this while receiving the EKSU Vice-Chancellor, Professor Samuel Oye Bandele and his entourage at the head office of the MDCN. He said that he has lost count of respected medical personnel of Ekiti descents whom he had met at several Colleges of Medicine, Teaching Hospitals and Medical Schools in Nigeria.

            Dr. Abdulmumini congratulated the new EKSU Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Samuel Oye Bandele on his appointment adding that he was coming at the right time to put the icing on the cake of the EKSU College of medicine which has been accredited by the NUC and the MDCN.  He assured the EKSU team of his total support adding that funding is essential to the continual growth of the college of medicine.

            In his remarks, the EKSU Vice-Chancellor commended the good works of the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria. He explained that Ekiti people had desired a College of Medicine long time ago and efforts to establish one was concretized about fifteen years with Prof. David Oyebola appointed as the pioneer provost.

            Prof. Bandele added that the College of Medicine has come to stay and thanked the MDCN for their unbiased assessment of the EKSU College of Medicine.