…to inaugurate 10 boards on Tuesday
By James Ogunnaike, Abeokuta
Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has appointed the Chairman and members of the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB).
A statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Kunle Somorin, the Governor also named Chairman and members of the board of the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital (OOUTH), Sagamu.
The statement gave the names of the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) as follows, Dr. Femi Majekodunmi as the Chairman Chairman.
Other members include: Barr. Femi Odufowokan, Hon. Isiaka Aderounmu, Hon. Femi Ilori-Oduntan, while ex-officios are Hon. Segun Ogunleye, Alhaja Bisola Aliu, Mrs. Kemi Adeogun, Barr. Kola Ogunlana, Hon. Adewale Adeogun, Hon. Waheed Ogundele.
The statement noted that 10 other boards, commissions and agencies previously named by the government will be inaugurated on Tuesday, 29th September, 2020 at the June 12 Cultural Centre, Kuto, Abeokuta at 2pm prompt.
Olabisi Onabanjo Teaching Hospital, Sagamu has Dr. Adekunle Hassan as its Chairman. Other members include Dr. (Mrs.) Bisola Shodipo-Clark, Dr. Haruna Adetunji Ajibode, Mr. Solu Abimbola, Chief Medical Director, OOUTH, Dr. Peter Adefuye.
Others are the Provost, College oh Health Sciences (OOUTH),Prof. Tola Olatunji, Prof. Adediwura Fred Jaiyesimi, representative of Senate (OOU), Prof. Ayodeji Johnson Agboola,
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (OOU), Dr. (Mrs) Bunmi Fatungase, Chair, Medical Advisory Council (OOUTH), Dr. Oluwole. O. Kukoyi, representing Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), Mr. Sammy Ogunjimi, epresenting Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, Dr. Solomon O. Sokunbi, (Deputy Director, Hospital Services, Ministry of Health
The statement said the inauguration of all appointed commissions and boards will be done in batches in compliance with COVID-19 protocols.
The statement said, “these new boards are too important to the development of the Building Our Future Together Agenda because Basic Education is critical to the future we are building”.
“The OOUTH was one of the first places I went upon assumption of office and the Committee we set up then made far-reaching recommendations that I am sure this Board would work on in order that this tertiary health institution fulfils the dreams of its founding fathers”.
“Our administration is firmly committed to restoring OOUTH to its enviable position as a training, research and healthcare facility. That’s why we are appointing people with rich and diverse experience to re-engineer the Teaching Hospital”.
“Our SUBEB too will fast-track our goal of Building Our Future Together and put our education on the path of excellent academic achievement and service delivery”, the statement said.
Governor Abiodun said the new appointees are forward-thinking managers who would discharge the onerous tasks thrust on them responsibly. He prayed that they will give their all to their assignments to move the State to the next level.
“As I have always stressed, the Building Our Future Together is more than a mantra. It is an overarching policy thrust that we will leave no stone unturned to actualize. Our inclusiveness is deliberate because together, we will achieve more and at a faster pace,” the statement further quoted the Governor as saying.
“On the schedule of the first batch of inauguration are 97 chairmen and members of 10 of the previously appointed Boards and Agencies.