MLSCN Governing Board

1Prof. Mohammed Yelwa GwarzoChairman
2Mrs. N. A. NwokeMember (Representing FMOH)
3Mr. Anthony NwovuMember (Representing South East Geopolitical Zone)
4Mamah Emmanuel ChukwumaMember (Representing South East Geopolitical Zone)
5Dr. Chris MbataMember (Representing South South Geopolitical Zone)
6Mrs. D. Omemene OriakuMember (Representing South South Geopolitical Zone)
7Ifaturoti Adebayo Member (Representing South West Geopolitical Zone)
8Akinola AnjouMember (Representing South West Geopolitical Zone)
9Col. F. A. AdeoyeMember (Representing North Central Geopolitical Zone)
10Mr. J. S. David EjigaMember (Representing North Central Geopolitical Zone)
11Mr. Manir AliyuMember (Representing North West Geopolitical Zone)
12Hon. Jafaar MohammedMember (Representing North West Geopolitical Zone)
13Yakubu Yelwa MahmoudMember (Representing North East Geopolitical Zone)
14Yusuf MohammedMember (Representing North East Geopolitical Zone)
15Prof. Aniete MosesMember (Representing Academia)
16Dr. Mohammed Haruna YelduMember (Representing Academia offering MLS as a course)
17Chief Felix NwabuezeMember (Representing Private MLS Practitioners)
18Dr. Bassey Enya Bassey Member (Representing AMLSN)
19Mr. Idris Saliu Member (Representing NGOs with Bias for Health)

The Medical Laboratory Science Council Advisory on COVID-19

The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria in line with its regulatory functions and mandate has viewed the emergence of the pathogen identified as Corona Virus (Covid-19) and other related pathogens with concern based on both the mode of transmission, the pathogenicity, the social and economic impact of the disease and hereby states as follows:

Due to the higher likelihood of the infection spread in crowded gathering, MLSCN is hereby suspending ALL Official activities (Inductions, Accreditations, Inspections, Meetings etc.) for a period of Six (6) Weeks with effect from 23rd March, 2020.

Individuals are advised to avoid handshakes, hugs, kisses, close contacts with other people. Use of alcohol-based hand sanitizers should be adhered to.

All Laboratory practitioners must wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in the course of duty.

All good laboratory work practices and code of conduct should be practiced always.




The Governing Board of the Medical Laboratory Science council of Nigeria, as part of its efforts to join in the fight to curtail the spread of the Corona Virus (COVID-19) hereby temporarily suspends for a period of six (6) weeks in the first instance, the enforcement of the 200% penalty on late payment of Annual Practice licence with effect from April 1st, 2020.