From Chuks Collins, Awka
Aug 14, 2022
The Chief Medical Director (CMD) of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital (NAUTH) Nnewi, Prof Joseph Ugboaja has restated his commitment to transform the referral hospital with five star performance.
He disclosed readiness to make the health institution a medical tourist center of the world by making it one of the best five of such institutions in the country.
The assertion was dropped during a birthday party in his honor organized by Committe of Friends and hosted by the Chairman/Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing Co(IVM), Chief Innocent Chukwuma in his residence on Saturday.
Prof Ugboaja noted that his administration has hit the ground running as the movement to permanent site of institution has taken off in full gear.
Ugboaja commended staff of the hospital for what he described as “their cooperation and support” for his administration, and assured them that he would avail them the best operational environment so that they can fully key into his dreams and aspiration for the health institution.
The management, according to him, is already looking into the issues of conversion and promotion of deserving staffs of the hospital noting that the issue would be addressed soon.
Earlier in his speech, the Chairman, Medical Advisory Committee (CMAC) of NAUTH, Dr Ugochukwu Ezejofor commended the CMD for the developmental strides he has occasioned in just a year in office, noting that the hospital has never had it so good.
He pointed out that barely a year that the incumbent CMD took over the rein of governance of the hospital, his top notch performance and achievements are unprecedented.
Similarly, the President General (PG) of Uruagu-Nnewi, Chief Innocent Okoli in a comment said that the new CMD of NAUTH has performed magic that has positively and radically transformed landscape and service delivery of the hospital.
He urged Prof Ugboaja to keep the flag flying even as pointed out that more work will continue to be the reward for hardwork.
The birthday party was attended by the management staff of NAUTH, Committee of Friends among whom are the former Anambra State Commissoner for Sports, Hon Emma Nsoedo, Chief Dozie Ikedife, Barr Chima Nnamdi, former Chairman of Nnewi North LGA, Hon Martin Okafor, Chairman of Nnewi Importers Association, Chief Austin Manuel Jideofor, Afam Iloka and a host of other dignitaries.