The College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Rhema University, Aba, Abia State has been approved for pre-clinical accreditation by the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria.
In a press release signed by the Public Relations Officer of the institution, Mr. Earl Ugochukwu Okezie, said the development which was contained in a letter signed by the Registrar of the Council, Dr. T.A.B. Sanusi, empowers Rhema University College of Health Sciences to proceed to conduct examinations in Anatomy, Biochemistry and Physiology, as well as conduct Part 1 professional second MB examinations.
Reacting to the development, the Vice Chancellor of the University, Professor Ogbonnaya Onwudike applauded the Council for the approval and accreditation, noting that the milestone called for more work.
The Provost of Rhema University College of Health Sciences, Professor Madu Awa stated that although it was not the final accreditation visit by the Council, they were poised to produce medical doctors who would compete favourably with the very best in the field of medical sciences across the world.