Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State, has commended students, management and staff of Abia State University Teaching Hospital (ABSUTH), Aba, for excelling in the just concluded 4th and 5th MBBS examination.
Ikpeazu who gave the commendation in a statement by the state Commissioner for Information, Chief John Okiyi Kalu, who described the performance as ‘amazing
He assured that his administration is encouraged to do much more for the institution going forward.
Okiyi also stated that the Governor has directed his Chief of Staff, Prof ACB Agbazuere, to urgently intervene in the public power supply challenges faced by the students of ABSUTH with a view to ensuring that they were resolved immediately.
A detailed report by the Chief Medical Director of ABSUTH, Dr. Offiah Awah, revealed that 80% of final (5th) year MBBS students of the institution passed the examination with 7 distinctions in surgery.