The governor of Ogun state, Dapo Abiodun, stated that particular consideration shall be given to the College Hospital Olabisi Onabanjo (OOUTH) in Sagamu.
He urged the brand new OOUTH council to suppose exterior the field to unravel the issues dealing with the tertiary well being establishment.
“I hope you might be revolutionary and adaptable. In truth, chances are you’ll have to make bricks with out straws. You’ll have to suppose not simply exterior the field, however truly with out the field, ”stated Prince Abiodun throughout the inauguration of the college hospital board at his workplace in Oke Mosan, Abeokuta.
He famous that the council’s position contains guaranteeing that OOUTH “performs its position as a number one analysis, medical coaching establishment, in addition to a first-class hospital.”
Abiodun stated his authorities’s willpower to return the establishment to its superb days made it crucial to inaugurate the 12-member council, 4 years after he grew to become dying.
“The inauguration of this governing council is yet one more symbolic illustration of our administration’s dedication to position OOUTH on agency and strong floor to return OOUTH to its glory and be certain that it stays the satisfaction of all of us, persevering with to satisfy the muse’s goals dad and mom.
“OOUTH will not be solely the next schooling establishment, but additionally a analysis, medical coaching and medical help unit. Though I reaffirm that our academic establishments will obtain due consideration from our administration, OOUTH will obtain particular consideration due to these mixed obligations, ”he stated.
The governor, who recalled the precarious scenario the hospital was in a couple of months in the past, expressed pleasure that his authorities had resolved a lot of the points that led to the decline of the establishment’s fortunes.
He stated: “OOUTH is a child who should dwell and be together with his contemporaries all over the world.”
Describing board members as women and men of indeniable integrity and strong basis, with a various wealth of expertise and knowledge, Prince Abiodun stated his administration has invested the way forward for human capital improvement in well being, analysis and offered scholarships for they.
The chairman of the board, Dr. Adekunle Hassan, famous that though the duty forward was huge, with the caliber of fingers on the deck, the board would overcome the difficulties.
Hassan, a famend ophthalmologist, hoped that the board would make a distinction by repositioning the healthcare facility to proceed offering ample medical coaching and offering first-class well being companies to individuals.
Additionally on the board are Dr. Bisola Shodipo-Clark, Lekan Asuni, Mr. Solu Abimbola, Dr. Peter Adefuye, Chief Medical Officer OOUTH Prof. Tola Olatunji, Provost Faculty of Well being Sciences (OOUTH) Adediwura, Fred Jaiyesimi, consultant of the Senate (OOU). Others are prof. Ayodeji Johnson Agboola, Deputy Vice Chancellor (OOU); Dr. Bunmi Fatungase,
President, Medical Advisory Council (OOUTH); Dr. Oluwole Kukoyi, representing the Medical Affiliation of Nigeria (NMA); Mr. Sammy Ogunjimi, representing the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria and Dr. Solomon Sokunbi, Deputy Director, Hospital Companies, Ministry of Well being.