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Abia varsity offers automatic employment to best graduating student in optometry


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Abia State University, Uturu (ABSU) has offered an automatic employment to its 2016/2017 Best Graduating student in Optometry, Dr. Nnamdi Elem Okore. He scored a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA)  of 4.14.

Okore also won the ORDORBON Registrar’s Award, Optometry Department’s Best Graduating Student Award, NOSA Meritorious award (as a former president of the Optometry Students Association), the Departmental Librarian Award and garnered the prizes.

His employment was announced by the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Uche Ikonne, at the University’s 23rd induction ceremony of  the graduates by the Registrar of Optometrists Registration & Dispensing Opticians Registration Board of Nigeria ( ORDORBON ), Prof. Ebe Uzodike.


The Registrar told the inductees that “it is the professional practice oath that regulates and guides the practice of optometry”, stressing that breaching any of its provisions attracted  disciplinary measures.

Ikonne, also a Professor of Optometry, urged the inductees to, not only abide by the practice oath and ethics, but to also be committed to the profession.

On behalf of the 32 inducted graduates, Okore, an Abia State indigene, expressed appreciation to the university, the  Vice Chancellor, their lecturers and other fellow students that contributed to their graduation within the record time.

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