FAMSAS College of health science and technology Keffi inducts 44 Pharmacy Technician

FAMSAS college of health sciences technology, Keffi
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…..Charges them to practice inline with ethics of the profession.

Forty one graduates of pharmacy technician, FAMSAS college of health sciences technology, Keffi, have been charged to practice in line with the ethic of the profession.

The Registrar, Pharmaceutical council of Nigeria PCN, Ibrahim Baba Ahmed, gave the change during the second annual induction and oath taking ceremony of 2022 Pharmacy Technician, held at FAMSAS College of health auditorium, Tuesday.

The Registrar, who was represented by Nasarawa state coordinator of PCN, Pharmacy Benjamin Okpaeleke Nwora, charged the fourty one pharmacy technician to always protect the image of the profession just as he warned them against sharp practice.

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In a public lecture entitled, Public enlightenment on the hazards of illicit drugs trafficking, a senior lecturer with FAMSAS college of health science and technology, Doctor Usman Sambo, said illicit drug trafficking is a global black market dedicated to the cultivation, manufacture, distribution and sale of prohibited drugs, stressing that all drugs of abuse are radioactive.

Doctor Sambo, gave the reasons why people abuse drugs to include, peer group influence, facing difficulty situation, loss of Jobs or love ones, family pressure, medically induced, curiosity among others, calling on the general public to avoid abusing drugs as it has negative effect to their health living.

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Earlier, the provost, FAMSAS college of health science and technology, Mohammed Idris Lukumbogo, said the graduating pharmacy technician were 44 out of 49 presented to professional examination conducted by pharmaceutical council of Nigeria which were more than that of last year, and admonished them to be good ambassadors of the college.

Presenting the graduating students for the induction, the head of department, pharmacy technician, Yahaya Ibrahim Aruwa, said the graduands were 44 but only 41 were present just as the deputy commandant, National drug law enforcement agency NDLEA, keffi area command, Mrs. Yanga Mairiga, said to prevent drugs addition, people should stop talking illicit drugs, and charged the inductees to work in unionism with doctors while prescribing drugs to patient.

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Some graduands interviewed, Folashade Akintola, Agaba Faith Zemehen, appreciated the management of FAMSAS college of health science and technology for the opportunity to acquire medical knowledge and promised to practice in line with the ethics of the profession.

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