Imo State College Of Nursing & Midwifery Orlu In Total Mess

Imo State College Of Nursing & Midwifery Orlu In Total Mess

…62 students that sat for final Qualifying Exam Failed
…acting Provost allegedly accused of extortion, gross maladministration

The Imo State College of Nursing and Midwifery Orlu is currently in a huge academic mess occasioned by gross maladministration and alleged extortion by the present Management of the institution led by the Ag. Provost, Mrs. Hannah Offor.

Investigations by Starpost Express Newspaper revealed that the Imo State owned Nursing and Midwifery institution is currently sitting on gun powder waiting for explosion as a result of admission racketing , extortions and lawlessness as the students are left to their fate by the management.

Starpost Express Newspaper reliably gathered that the Ag. Provost, Mrs Hannah Offor has fixed entrance examination and interview of new students for Wednesday 6th of April, while more than three hundred and sixty students (360) of the institution are classified illegal by Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria due to lack of index number.

Grapevine source revealed that the Ag. Provost , Mrs Hannah Offor who many argued that is not qualified to be appointed Provost has proved the argument right following the recent released result of Final qualifying Examination for Nurses in Nigeria by Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria (NMCN).

According to reports, Imo State College of Nursing Sciences Orlu was rated 1.61% in November 2021 Final qualifying Examination set by Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria as registered Sixty two (62) students of the institution were sent back to the school because they all failed their oral and practical examinations .

Investigations further showed that the result recorded in 2021 under the adminstration of Mrs Hannah Offor In Imo State College of Nursing and Midwifery Orlu, is the worst ever since the establishment of the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria.

A Senior Staff of the institution who pleaded anonymity expressed fear over the future of the students in the institution and the forthcoming collapse of the School if immediate action is not taken on the Ag. Provost , Mrs Offor

According to the staff, during 2020 COVID -19 pandemic that schools were shut down by Federal Government, the institution under the immediate past Provost of the institution , Princess Ngozi Duru made 100% in the Final Qualifying Examination set by Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria with more than Eleven (11) students writing credits and three (3) students writing credits in Paper 1 and Paper II.

The Staff further revealed that during the lockdown, the former Provost made sure that all the students had online lectures which made them to excel in their NMCN final qualifying Examinations.

Based on the reports, the two conflicting examination results of the School, 2021 was the worst ever in the history of the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria while November 2020 final Qualifying Examinations for Nurses was the best result recorded by Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria that year.

A student of the institution who felt frustrated following the outcome of her final qualifying examination, expressed regrets that after spending close to five hundred thousand naira (500,000) and she could not pass her NMCN Final Qualifying examination.

The questions now is, what is the fate of already three hundred and sixty (360) students of the institution without NMCN index number? What is the future of Nurses being trained in the institution as Sixty two (62) students were all sent back to the institution after they failed their final qualifying Examinations and what will be the future of over six hundred and fifty ( 650) candidates the acting Provost plans to admit on Wednesday April 6th in a bid to extort money from the candidates, when she knew that the school has crossed its admission capacity.

According to a Source in the institution, the Ag. Provost Offor mandated over six hundred fifty candidates to pay #10,500 for interview which they are not sure they will pass the entrance examination or is the Provost planing to admit all the applicants knowing full well that she has crossed the carrying capacity of institution as directed by Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria.

The Ag. Provost, Mrs Hannah Offor has not responded to the SMS sent to her on the allegations by the time of going to press.

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