CMD COOUTH Akabuike Marks 100 Days In Office

The Chief Medical Director, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital Amaku, Awka, Dr. Joe Akabuike has marked one hundred days in office amidst eulogies and commendations for a job well done.

The event attracted dignitaries from all walks of life, government officials, the academia, students, friends and well-wishers of the medical expert.

Health correspondent Chibuzor Okoye  reports that  x-raying his one hundred days in office, Dr. Akabuike who thanked Governor Willie Obiano for the confidence reposed in him, said that his mission is to make the hospital one of the best teaching hospitals in Nigeria in terms of human and infrastructural developments.

The Chief Medical Director enumerated some of his achievements to include, procurement of power generating set, building and equipping of a dialysis unit and training of Renal Nurses on the use of dialysis machine, construction and equipping of Consultants Lounge, the first of its kind in Eastern region of Nigeria, procurement of ultra sound machine among others.

The State Commissioner for Health Dr Vincent Okpala commended Dr. Akabuike for his landmark achievements within hundred days in office, Dr Okpala also warned Ndi Anambra to keep observing all Covid-19 preventive protocols as Delta variant of the disease is causing mayhem in Nigeria at the moment. .

In his opening remark, the Chairman, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital Board of Directors, Dr. Clement Idigo represented by Prof. Francis Oguno of the Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, noted that the Board is happy with the tremendous achievements of the CMD and assured that they will give him maximum support at all times.

Other dignitaries at the event were, the pioneer Chief Medical Director of the hospital, Dr. Lawrence Ikeakor, the Executive Secretary, Anambra State Health Insurance Agency, Dr. Simeon Onyemaechi, the Anambra state chairman, Nigeria Medical Association, Dr. Jide Ikeakor, among others.

Rendition by the school of nursing choir of the hospital added glamour to the event.

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