Update on the 61st Annual Conference of the West African College of Surgeons Regarding Fellows Intending to Stand for Election into Faculty Boards

Posted on: Fri 04-06-2021

College wishes to provide an information update concerning the need for Fellows who intend to stand for election into Faculty Boards to attend the 61st conference and AGM in-person. 

  1. Conference shall hold from Monday 14th June, 2021 to Wednesday 16th June, 2021. Sunday 13th and Thursday 17th June 2021 shall be arrival and departure dates respectively. Fellows will also need to register on the conference website; https: www.wacscotonou2021.org/en
  2. Conference fee has been reduced to $150 (One hundred and fifty US dollar only). The fee can be paid into these accounts. 

Nigeria: Naira – Zenith Bank 1013634343. Dollar – Zenith Bank 5070086707

Ghana: GHC – Zenith Bank 6010181623. Dollar – Zenith Bank 6040152214

  1. Transportation arrangements to Cotonou, Republic of Benin

Bus departure from the College Secretariat in Lagos shall be on Saturday June 12 and Sunday June 13, 2021, at 7:00am (Nigeria Time), respectively. 

Departure from Cotonou shall be Thursday, June 17, 2021, at 7:00am (Nigerian time) 

Transportation fee is N35,000.00. Kindly pay for the trip into the college account below: 

Account name:                 West African College of Surgeons

Account number:             1013911237

Bank:                                   Zenith Bank Plc

It is advised that Fellows should in addition to  travel documents have valid Yellow cards (Yellow Fever immunization certificate), and a negative COVID-19 PCR test result obtained not greater than 72 hours of the travel date. 

Please forward payment evidence and preferred date to: [email protected] and cc: [email protected], [email protected], latest by Friday June 4, 2021.


Prof. Philip M. Mshelbwala

Secretary – General 

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