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    Rev. Sr. Roseflora Ekperinwa

    College of Nursing

    PROFILE AND ARTICLE ABOUT THE COLLEGE OF NURSING, EMEKUKU

    The School of Nursing NOW COLLEGE OF NURSING Holy Rosary Hospital Emekuku is a Training Institution for Student Nurses. It is located at Emekuku in Owerri North Local Government Area of Imo State. Nigeria. The school was established in 1932 by the Irish Catholic Missionaries of the Holy Rosary Sister’s Congregation under the auspices of Bishop Shanahan, an Irish Missionary now of Blessed Memory.

    The college formally gained recognition and approval for the training of nurses by Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria for the first times in the year 1953 under the Headship of Rev. Sir. Mary Aquin, the first principal and Rev. Sis. Mary Thomas Moore as her assistant. The school rose to the level of culmination of its recognition in 1963 by the Nursing Council of England and Wales for the SRN (State Registered Nursing).

    In 1965, the school was accorded a full recognition /approval by the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria.

    Since then, the school had maintained its quality standard in training of students both morally and academically which is evidently seen in the distinguished way which the school creditably participated among equals in areas of academics, sports, debates, speech, culture,  contests, and external exams organized by the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria and other related bodies.

    For the past years till date, the school has prodigiously recorded good and excellent percentage of successes in the general Council Exams of Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria. And has produced well trained and qualified nurses rendering their services all over the world. To God be the glory.

    The school since its establishment has been adorned with good standard hostels, classrooms and learning facilities to aid and guarantee the students of a conducive and learning atmosphere geared towards success in their academic pursuit.

    The school since its establishment has thrived under the proprietorship of two good men of great repute. Bishop Mark Unaegbu of Blessed Memory (1970 – 2003) and current proprietor Arch Bishop J V Obinna (2003 till date).

    The school has also grown under the directorship of different Rev. Frs. But for the past few years, the school affairs have been piloted under the directorship of these great men of excellence; Rev Fr. Ugoamadi, Rev. Fr.Eunan Asomugha (2006 2015), Rev Fr Jude Godwins (2015 – 2019) and presently, Rev Fr. Justin Okoro.

    The school has recorded its successes and growth under different principals in the past, but most recently in the persons of Mrs. Nnodi Bernadine, Mrs. Christiana Nwaogugwu and presently, Rev. Sr. Mary Roseflora Ekperinwa.

     

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