BY MARY KUYE
The Parents’ Forum of Caleb University, Imota, Lagos has donated ultra-modern medical Centre and Ambulance to boost the institution’s medical facilities.
Mr Oritseweyinmi Boyo, the Vice President of the forum, who led other parents to the commissioning of the Medical Centre, explained that the Parents contribution was borne out of a passion to better the lives of students and staff of the institution,
While pointing out the quality of the world-class medical facility, Boyo commended the efforts of Mrs Uche Omotayo of Blougat Nig Ltd for the excellent work done.
On her part, Mrs Uche Omotayo lauded the parents’ forum for the opportunity given her to serve, adding that the school’s management cooperation and support throughout the construction of the project made it successful.
She said the facility is fully equipped with state-of-the-art medical equipment that will provide world-class medical services to students and staff of the institution.
In his acceptance remarks, Caleb University Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Nosa Owens-Ibie said: “Quality health care starts from a commitment to health care, which would show in decisions and actions toward health facilities”
He added: ”The Sixteen (16) bedded ultramodern structure is a testament to the fact that Caleb University is committed to quality health care.
”The Medical Centre is situated at a serene and vantage position for easy accessibility to the students, emergencies will quickly make it to the Centre if the need arises.”
According to him, the facility has a spacious general ward, semi-private wards, private wards and a theatre, thereby increasing the admission and management capacity of the Medical Centre and health facility. He explained that the facility also features a dispensary with the required medications to handle emergencies and medical conditions.
”The new Ambulance comes with equipped life support features to ensure care for the patient while commuting to the Medical Centre,” he said.
Professor Owens-Ibie was accompanied by his Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Prof Samuel Daramola, Registrar, Mrs Folake Okor, Librarian Mr Josiah Adeyomoye among other high ranking staff of the institution and students.
On his part, Dr Clinton Okonye said the Medical Centre shows that greater things abound in Caleb. He said the donation has shown the world that Caleb University is increasing its infrastructure to keep up with the growing population of students and staff.