Twenty seven medical students from the North West region of the country are participating in the maiden edition of the National Quiz Competition of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA).
The competition will on September 30 at the National Ear Care Centre in Kaduna.
The Coordinator of the competition, Dr Sahed Nasir , who disclosed this to newsmen, said that the competition was for all eligible Nigerian Medical Students’ Association members.
He said the participants are medical students from universities in Sokoto, Kano, Kaduna, Zaria, Bauchi, Gombe and Maiduguri.
Nasir said the quiz is scheduled to hold in two phases: Regional and National Levels.
”The Northern Regional Quiz Competition will hold Sept. 30, 2017 at the National Ear Care Center, Kaduna.
”This is the regional qualifications where, after the competition ,the two best schools will qualify for the finals in Gombe.
”The quiz competition is being sponsored by the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA),’’ he said.
According to Nasir, the competition is aimed at fostering unity, promoting academic excellence and international best practices.
The NMA Quiz will be multiple choice structured and will be in four tiers.
The tiers are Anatomy/Physiology/
He said the national quiz competition is scheduled to hold from Nov. 9 to 11,2017 at Gombe State University Teaching Hospital, Gombe.
He said there are lots of attractive prizes to be won.