From Classroom to Community: Witnessing a New Generation of Visionary Opticians Take Flight

-Mohammed Isah Attah

The air crackled with excitement as the Department of Dispensing Opticianry at Nasarawa State College of Health Science and Technology, Keffi, hosted its grand induction ceremony for the newest batch of graduates. It was a momentous occasion, marking the culmination of years of hard work and dedication, and the official entry of these bright minds into the noble profession of Dispensing Opticianry.

The ceremony was graced by the esteemed presence of the Emir of Sabon Gari, representative of the Chairman of Keffi LGA and the Registrar of the Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Registration Board Dr Obinna Edwin Awiaka, who not only officially inducted the graduates but also delivered a truly captivating speech. He weaved in his own inspiring childhood story, demonstrating the power of perseverance and the vital role that opticians play in improving the lives of others. His words resonated with the room, leaving the graduates filled with a renewed sense of purpose and commitment to their chosen field.

But the celebration wasn’t just about one individual. It was a night to acknowledge and applaud the achievements of all the graduates. A special moment came when Ibrahim Abdulrahman was announced as the best graduating student. His dedication and academic excellence were recognized, serving as a beacon of inspiration for his peers. The Registrar went on to inform the audience that Abdulrahman will become an ambassador of the Board and will also receive cash prize.

However, the applause didn’t stop there. Numerous other graduates received awards for their outstanding performances in various areas, showcasing the depth of talent and potential within the department. Each recognition was met with cheers and proud smiles, highlighting the supportive and collaborative spirit that defines the Nasarawa State College of Health Science and Technology community.

The ceremony wasn’t just a moment of individual triumph; it was a testament to the exceptional educational environment fostered by the College. The dedication of the faculty, the cutting-edge facilities, and the emphasis on both theoretical knowledge and practical application were all on display, leaving parents beaming with pride as they witnessed their children embark on their professional journeys.

Through this induction ceremony, Nasarawa State College of Health Science and Technology, Keffi, once again cemented its position as a leading institution in nurturing future healthcare professionals. It was a night that celebrated not just academic excellence but also the human spirit, leaving everyone present with a sense of hope, inspiration, and a renewed commitment to making a positive impact on the world through the power of sight.

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