Success is the reward for hard work. The beaming smile on the faces of the inductees proves that it is what they have been waiting for their academic lives, to be inducted as a nurse.

The Nursing department of Babcock University on the 19th of May inducted 55 Nursing students who have studied hard, fought tooth and nail to be seated with a happy face.

The Vice Chancellor, Professor Ademola Tayo stated that the day is the realization of their dream, it takes commitment, confidence and courage to accomplish their goal of five years to being a Nurse. He appreciated their bravery and hard work throughout the years in Babcock University. The Vice Chancellor also advised the inductees to be Conscious at all times as they have been placed with higher responsibilities.

The Guest Lecturer, Dr Onasoga Olayinka an Alumnus of Babcock University, who was part of the first set of inductees in the department of Nursing Babcock University, gave a lecture on “Global Nurse Shortages: The Facts, The Impact and action for Change” stating that Nursing schools current staff are not enough to replace the soon to retire nurses thereby creating a shortage in the hospitals and clinical areas. Covid-19 also affected the shortage of Nurses worldwide. She recommended that nursing programs must expand nursing admission and faculty make more clinical placement.

One of the best Graduating student, Babarimisa Folakemi, thanked the teachers for impacting them positively and taking their time to be patient with them, she also appreciated the parents for the constant support they showed their wards.