Some individuals are ignorant of the accreditation of their course of study. This is unwise as such individuals may become unfortunate while regretting their actions or inaction rather. Below is a list of Accredited Schools of Nursing In Ekiti State.

It is even devastating for a person who is in the final year before a course becomes accredited in his or her Institution, as such individuals would have to start over or pause their admission to wait for the current students in the first year before they can obtain a certificate of practice. The other option left for such victims is to drop out and start over again; but either way, both options are none the wiser.


Accredited Schools of Nursing In Ekiti State.
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This post contains a list of accredited schools of Basic and post-Basic nursing education and Midwifery in Ekiti state. Any school of Nursing not on this list, but in the state may have had their accreditation withdrawn and thus non-functional.

Nursing as a science grounds on the knowledge of human behavior which adduces changes in the ecosystem, and can be monitored through the utilization of scientific methods and inquiries whilst enabling healthcare interventions in individuals, families, groups, and communities at all levels of human organization.

Recent health care demands require forensic and innovative approaches to professional methods and an annex of procedural interpretation that is responsive to the ever dynamics in the health needs of society.

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Schools of Nursing & Midwifery In Ekiti State

The following are the accredited Nursing and Midwifery schools in Ekiti State:

  1. School of Nursing, Ado-Ekiti
  2. School of Post Basic, Midwifery Ado-Ekiti
  3. Department Of Nursing, Afe Babalola University, Ekiti (ABUAD)

It is not enough to be a professional health care personnel, without certification from an accredited Tertiary institution to prove your stance. Optimal Nursing education is achievable in an institution of higher learning that roots a foundation for general education in not just nursing, but a knowledge in the various sciences and Humanities.

School of Nursing, Ado-Ekiti

The School of Nursing, Ado-Ekiti is under provincial accreditation by the National Council of Nursing and Midwifery in Nigeria.

The basic program spans a minimum of three years, after which the students become qualified as registered Nurse (RN). Interested applicants can further proceed with the Midwifery studies in the same Institution, where he or they can obtain a certificate of Registered Midwife (RM). You can alternatively forge ahead to obtain a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN).

To be eligible to participate in this program, candidates must reach the following requirements

  • A minimum of five Credit passes in WASSCE/NECO/NABTEB in not more than two sittings of English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, and Physics. Candidates must be up to 17 years by the time of application.
  • Birth Certificate
  • Testimonial from Previous School(s)
  • Certificate of Local Government Identification.

The following are the leading bodies/ Administrative of the School of Nursing and Midwifery

The EKSUTH Chief Medical Director – CMD: Prof. J. Kayode Olabanji


Chairman Medical Advisory Committee – CMAC: Dr. O. A. Solomon

Contact details 07036338235, 08073831771, 08036050986, 09069924870, +2349062978996

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School of Post Basic, Midwifery Ado-Ekiti

The School of Post Basic Midwifery Ado-Ekiti Academic program ribs for three years, and has a provincial accreditation.

The Institution admits applicants into their general nursing program, with a minimum of 5 Credits in their O’level examinations, including English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, biology, and any other approved Science subjects. The examination should be in not more than two sittings. Students obtain certification as Registered Nurses (RN) on completion of this program.

For the Post Basic Nursing Midwifery Programme, the candidate must be a Registered Nurse, with five O’level Credits in not more than two sittings and must also reach all the standard institutional Requirements. The training duration lasts for two calendar years. On completion of the program, candidates receive the certificate of Registered Midwife (RM)

Admission forms into the General Nursing Admission and also the Post Basic Nursing Programme is obtainable through the school Administrative Body- Dr(Mrs) FAITH on 08036640134

Department Of Nursing, Afe Babalola University, Ekiti (ABUAD)

ABUAD is a great institution of learning, shaped by the visions and foresight of the founders. The establishment of the University was a product of conglomerated factors with a large expanse garnered by the personal experiences of the founders in the acquisition of his academic qualifications, the deteriorated state of the nation’s educational system, and search for contributions and private participation in the nation’s educational sector.

The B.N.Sc. the program was instituted in ABUAD in response to the nation’s needs to produce highly skilled nurses with practical knowledge in scientific research on human health.

The philosophy of the Nursing profession recognizes the Nigerian’s philosophy of education.

The nurses should be able to function effectively while working independently or in a group.

Candidates must have reached the prescribed minimum requirements for admission into the Nursing degree program of the Institution. This encompasses five credit passes in the Senior School Certificate examinations in English  Language, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, and any one of Economics, Geography, and Agric Science in one sitting.

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Abdullahi Suleiman a Certified Registered Nurse based in Nigeria, an Entrepreneur and Also a Blogger, passionate about Community Development and Cosmetic Nursing

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