FMC: Why Buhari reappointed Olomu as MD

FMC: Why Buhari reappointed Olomu as MD
President Muhammadu Buhari 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.

A statement by the Head of Public Relations, Federal Medical Centre, Abeokuta , Segun Orisajo, said the Medical Director was this morning 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.

The press release outlined 18 achievements in his first term which had formed part of the credentials that earned him the reappointment to steer the affairs of the medical institution for another four years.

1. Procurement of 170 hectares of land for the proposed University of Medicine and Medical Sciences.

2. The Cardiothorasic surgeons who were recently employed by Prof Musa Adéwálé Olomu successfully carried out impairment surgery, insertion of permanent peace maker and PDA litigation among others.

3. The Neuro surgeons, also employed by the Medical Director successfully removed no fewer than 200 brain tumors while the General Surgery Laparoscopic surgeons also did pin-hole surgery among several others.

4. Radiology department was equipped with machines such as 64 slides CT, Mammography, Fluoroscopy, and Digital X Ray among several others.

5. Laboratory and Eye Clinic departments were stocked with latest laboratory and eye equipment.

6. All the six departments, including the latest Radiology department presented for accreditation during the first term of Prof. Musa Olomu were successfully accredited.

8. Construction of President Muhammadu Buhari International Conference Centre and Telemedicine hall.

9. Oba Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo Pharmacy Building complex built.

10. Gymnasium & new Physiotherapy building complex constructed.

11. Ongoing construction of International Radiotherapy Centre.

12. Construction of 180 bedded ward being endowed to the Centre. The project is nearing roofing stage.

13. Establishment of a Police Post as a proactive measure to ensure security of lives and property within the hospital premises.

14. Establishment of Oxygen plant in the centre that presently produces 120 cylinders on a weekly basis

15. Introduction of 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.

16. The hospital came first in the servicom presidency ranking of FMCs in the country during the first term of Prof Musa Olomu.

17. 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.

18. The erudite academic Surgeon, Prof Musa Olomu has written over 130 scholarly researched papers and widely published in reputable international journals.

“Responding, a highly elated Medical Director 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”.