As part of efforts to stem the communication challenges within the hospital, management of Federal Medical Centre, Idi-Aba, Abeokuta, Ogun state has installed inter-communication gadgets across all departments of the hospital.
Unveiling the 120 procured communication gadgets, the Chief Medical Director, Prof. Adewale Musa-Olomu, said the installation of the communication network was to close the communication gap among all departments in the hospital.
He said the installation was the first phase of the project while the management has ordered for another set of 250 for the second phase.
The Chief Medical Director also added that, the management board has named the newly built Telemedicine and Multi-purpose hall in the centre after President Muhammadu Buhari.
Prof. Musa-Olomu made this announcement on Friday at the launching of inter-communication network within the hospital as parts of activities marking three years in office.
Musa-Olomu who eulogised President Buhari for his fight against corruption and due diligence in the appointment of capable people on merit into federal agencies, promised to transform the health institution to international standard.
He added that naming the project after the president was part of moves to immortalise him and commend him for approving the hospital request at all times.
Musa-Olomu equally noted that, other notable Nigerians such as the former NSCDC Commandant-General, Dr. Ade Abolurin, former Minister of Health, Dr. Isaac Adewole and the Alake of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo would be honoured.
He said, “many of the projects are named after some personalities who have contributed in no small measures to the development of this centre.
"This gesture is to immortalize them and commend them for their efforts to ensure we remain the best federal hospital in the country.
"We want to sincerely thank President Muhammadu Buhari for his assistance all the time and granting our requests at every point in time. It is in this wise, the board has approved to name the newly constructed Telemedicine and Multi-purpose hall after Mr. President to immortalise him.
“We cannot undermine the effort of the former Commandant-General, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Dr. Ade Abolurin at ensuring peace among our unions in the centre, it is on this note the board approved the newly constructed ultra modern Gymnasium Building complex which is the first in any government hospital in Nigeria to be named after Dr. Abolurin."
Prof. Musa-Olomu however said upon completion, the new pharmacy building complex would be named after the Alake and Paramount ruler of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo for his support and prayer for the hospital.