The Medical Director, Federal Medical Centre (FMC) , Idi – Aba, Abeokuta, Prof. Adewale Musa – Olomu on Tuesday, said that plans were underway to transform the hospital to a teaching hospital.
He spoke when he played host to the newly elected executives of the Correspondents ‘ Chapel of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Ogun Chapter, in his office.
Musa – Olomu who stated that the plan of the Centre was to transform to a teaching hospital, stressed that the management would partner with the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) to achieve the vision.
His words: “My utmost plan is to transform this place to a teaching hospital and we are going to partner FUNAAB to achieve this vision “.
The MD explained that the primary assignment of FMC was to attend to people, saying that the welfare of the hospital workers too was paramount to the management.
He also assured that the unnecessary rivalry between medical doctors and other health workers that had bedevilled the institution before now had been resolved.
The MD disclosed that despite his position as the medical director, he still discharges his duty as a surgeon, adding that the workers were efficient and cooperative.
“Very soon I will celebrate my 100 days in office and I want to assure you that all our plans and achievements will be presented on that day, ” he said.
In his address, the Chairman, Correspondents’ Chapel, Mr Wale Adewumi, said the chapel would continue to support FMC whenever the need arises.
Adewumi urged the management to take the welfare of the staff of the hospital seriously, promising balanced reportage of activities of the institution.