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The Federal Government has reappointed Prof. Adewale Musa-Olomu as the
Medical Director of Federal Medical Centre Idi-Aba Abeokuta for another term of four years.
This was sequel to recommendation made to the Presidency by the Hon. Minister of State for Health, Dr.Olorunnimbe Mamora.
In a release signed by the Head of Public Relations, Federal Medical Centre, Abeokuta , Segun Orisajo said the Medical Director was today presented with his letter of appointment by Dr. Mamora at a brief ceremony held in Abuja.
Speaking at the event, the Minister congratulated Prof.Musa-Olomu and charged him to redouble his efforts towards the provision of qualitative health care services in the Centre.
Prof Musa-Olomu thanked President Muhammadu Buhari, the Hon. Ministers of Health for the confidence reposed in him
He pledged his determination to fast track the holistic development of the hospital.
It can be recalled that his first term as the Medical Director recorded monumental landmarks including the acquisition of 170 hectares of land for the proposed University of Medicine and Medical Sciences.
The Senate had passed the bill seeking for the establishment of the university . The bill is presently awaiting the concurrence passage by the House of Representatives before the President’s final assent.
Similarly,the Medical Director’s first term administration procured latest equipment for virtually all the clinical departments but most significantly, the
Radiology department, that was equipped with machines such as 64 slides CT,Mammography,Fluoroscopy,and
Digital X Ray among several others.
Other achievements include the construction of 180 bedded ward being endowed to the Centre.The project is nearing roofing stage.
In addition, the administration of Prof Musa-Olomu introduced Electronic Medical Record (EMR) which replaced the archaic record keeping manually . He also implemented Internal Communication System ( ICS) for ease of communication within the Centre.
The hospital came first in the servicom presidency ranking of FMCs in the country during the first term of Prof Musa-Olomu.
To his credit, the Professor of thyroidectomy has won several awards including The United Nations Peace award in recognition of his transparent and result oriented administration.