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PHOTOS: Oluwo of Iwo lays foundation stone for construction of Medical University in Osun

The Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Adewale Akanbi Telu 1 has laid the foundation stone for the construction of Mercy Medical University, Ikire Ile, Osun State.

Oba Akanbi performed the groundbreaking ceremony with the Akire of Ikire Ilé,Oba Abdulazeez Olatunbosun Adebamiji on Thursday in Ikire Ile.

The ceremony was attended by prominent indigenes of Iwo and many other distinguished individuals.

The institute upon completion, will offer specialised medical courses and is expected to train medical students.

 It is the fourth specialized medical university in Nigeria.

According to promoters of the university, the institution would help address the deficiencies in human resource development for health in Nigeria.

The university will offer courses in Medicine and Surgery, Nursing Science, Dentistry and Dental Surgery, and other medical allied programmes.

An elated Oluwo who could not hide his joy after laying the foundation said the event is a symbol of the significant progress that Iwo and towns under it are making.

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Iwo Medical University Oba Abdulazeez Olatunbosun Adebamiji Oba Abdulrasheed Adewale Akanbi Telu Oluwo

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