11 Years In Medical School- IMSU Medical Students Cry Out
Medical students in Imo state University have taken to Tweeter to express frustration over prolonged stay in Medical school.
The Students in the Final years class have officially entered their eleventh straight year in the institution and with no hope of graduation anytime soon.
They have used the hashtag #Saveimsuth to propel their cry in the micro Blogging platform Tweeter and it’s currently trending.
This current agitation for a drastic measures to be taken in Imsuth was fuelled by news that Medical and Dental council of Nigeria are threatening to withdraw accreditation to the institution which will mean that no graduation will take place .
The Medical College has since lost the NUC accreditation which prevented Imsu from admitting Medical students to it’s fold.
A video circulating Online allegedly taken on the day of this report shows the institution is now in a deplorable state with decayed infrastructure.
All these in addition to lack of Man power due to shortage of Lecturers have seen the College of medicine reach an all time low .
The Government have all but pay lip service to the plight of Imsuth and the college of Medicine imsu with little or no action.
The Governor promised to bring the institution to world class standard in a recent meeting he held with some USA Medical team in Nigeria.
The Imsuth road construction already started by the sacked former Governor of Imo state has been Abandoned and getting to an unmotorable condition.
Remember, that is the only road leading to the Hospital .
The #Saveimsuth cry on Twitter has been joined by Many notable Influencers most especially Aproko doctor Who recounted his ugly Ordeal at the Institution while serving there as a house officer .
Others well meaning Nigerians have lent their voice to the #Saveimsuth Cry on Tweeter.
The Government should take prompt and Save Imsuth
Akubude Jesse writes from Imo state