35 Nigerian Medical Students Return From Ukraine, Become Doctors .
35 of 85 medical students of the Osun State University who were sent to an Ukrainian university for medical studies by Governor Rauf Aregbesola’s administration have returned to Osun. The medical doctors were received at the Muritala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on Saturday, August 12, 2017, by a state government delegation led by the Commissioner for Innovation, Science and Technology, Engr Remi Omowaiye and Special Adviser to the governor on Higher Education, Bursary and Scholarship, Prof. Grace Akinola.
They returned home after graduating from the the V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, Kharkov, Ukraine and certified as medical doctors. About 15 of them stayed back in Ukraine for future pursuit.
50 of the 85 students recently graduated and were inducted as qualified medical doctors after passing the 2017 KROK 2 Ukraine National Medical Exams in June.
The students were sent to Ukraine by the Aregbesola administration to complete their medical studies in Ukraine in 2013 as a result of non-availability of teaching hospital for their clinical studies.
One of the medical students, Ms Latifat Abiola Oyeleye, was declared the overall best medical student of the Karazin Kharkiv National University.