New Ogun Governor confirms Olabisi Onabanjo Teaching Hospital is in a deplorable state

New Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun who visited the Olabisi Onabanjo Teaching Hospital, Sagamu, yesterday has described the hospital to be substandard and disheartening.

Abiodun said he paid an inspection to the state teaching hospital to be able to see things for himself after receiving numerous complain from people. Speaking after his inspection, the new Governor said;

“This hospital at a point in time was one of the best university teaching hospitals in this country and its Faculty of Medicine was number one in the country, but today we have lost the reputation.


“This visit was informed by my meeting with sector heads in the Ministry of Health like the Permanent Secretary, medical directors of different hospitals and the members of the management board.”

Abiodun added, “I thought I should come here to see things for myself. This place is substandard, I am going to sit down and look at how best this place would start working perfectly.

“It is worse than deplorable and I intend to immediately put together a team of consultants and members of the sector after I get a formal report from the medical director and his team.

“I would set up a team to immediately begin how to look at the approach that would make this place functional as it should be.”


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