FMC CMD Seek Support From Nigerian, Towards Quality Medical Attention In The Hospital - The People's Voice


Sunday, August 7, 2022

FMC CMD Seek Support From Nigerian, Towards Quality Medical Attention In The Hospital

By Our Correspondent 

The Chief Medical Director, Federal Medical Centre Abeokuta, Prof. Adewale Musa-Olomu has reitrated the readiness of the hospital to continue to provide prompt and quality medical services to its clients, calling on well-meaning individuals and corporate organisations not to relent in providing more support to the Center.

Prof. Musa-Olomu who was specifically moved with the need to have more beddings and other convenience at the accident and emergency facility unit of the hospital revealed that the unit is over stressed, leading to patients sleeping on bare floor.

The CMD who spoke on Friday during the official commissioning of hospital equipment and consumables donated by USA based Project C.U.R.E facilitated by Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) held at Muhammadu Buhari International Telemedicine Conference Centre, Federal Medical Centre  Idi-Aba Abeokuta, Ogun state capital, said the intervention from well meaning Nigerians will help reduce the stress from those using the facility . 

He emphasized that the Accident and Emergency Unit is in need of Medical Facility, emphasizing that, the facility is over populated when there are large number of patients.

"I want to call on well meaning Nigerians to support Federal Medical Centre Abeokuta. Our Accident and Emergency is in need of Medical Facilities. We put our patients on bear floor because of facility at the emergency is over stressed."

Prof Musa-Olomu earlier thanked the JAMB Registrar Prof. Ishaq Oloyede who is a facilitator of new equipment and consumables donated to the centre for his kind gesture, describing him as a son of the soil. 

He noted that, the centre can boast of medical facilities across the Local Government Areas of the state. 

In his remarks, the JAMB Registrar Prof. Ishaaq Oloyede stated the commitment of the Board in both Education and Health sectors across Nigeria.

"The intervention of the Board in the area of health care delivery is a support to the Government's efforts aimed at closing the huge Medical infrastructure gap. 

"In order to uplift the faces of the Health care services and Educational institutions in the country, the Board would continue to prune down its expenses through prudent, the adoption of relevant cost-saving technology, and other efficient strategies to free up resources and support the major stakeholders such as the tertiary health and educational institutions through this type of intervention and its flagship programme of NATAP-M Award through which the Board has supported tertiary institutions infrastructure with over a Billion Naira in last Three editions."

In his address, the Alake and paramount ruler of Egba Land, Oba Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo represented by Baaroyin of Egbaland, Chief Layi Labode described Prof. Oloyede as a special representation of Egbaland and thanked him for his kind gesture towards the Federal Medical Centre Abeokuta. 

He also congratulated the Medical Director of the centre for his laudable work since his assumption of office. 

The former President of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo GCFR ably represented by his wife Chief Mrs. Bola Obasanjo appreciated the JAMB registrar for the donation to the Centre, imploring him to do more. 

Mrs. Obasanjo charged the staff of FMC to give maximum support to the Medical Director for more achievement

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