Chairman, Medical Advisory Committee (CMAC) and Director of Clinical Services, Dr Abiodun Adeoye made the clarifications on Tuesday in Ibadan, while briefing newsmen.
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Sources, including family members, top staff of the University College Hospital and Oyo State Government, confirmed this.
Ogundeji, who works at the University College Hospital, Ibadan, made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Monday in Lagos.
The first autopsy was carried out by a pathologist at the Central Hospital, Warri, Delta, Dr. Clement Vhriterhire, while the second and final one was carried out by the Acting Chief Medical Examiner of Lagos State, Dr. Sokunle Soyemi.
It gave the details in a statement by its Deputy Director of Information and Public Relations Officer, Toye Akinrinola.
The equipment, according to the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, Dr. Ayoola Adebisi, include a biosafety cabinet and thermocycler.
Otegbayo told the News Agency of Nigeria on Friday in Ibadan that the doctors had refused to call off the indefinite strike despite the hospital management’s plea and intervention of stakeholders.
Hussein, who was justifying the association’s reasons for joining the nationwide strike of NARD, explained that the families of the deceased doctors were yet to benefit from the Death-in-Service Insurance Scheme.
A family source told the News Agency of Nigeria that the deceased was taken to the Out-Patient Department of the hospital on Monday after complaining of difficulty in breathing.
The Federal Road Safety Corps Sector Commander in Oyo State, Uche Chukwurah, confirmed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Tuesday in Ibadan.
The Emergency Operations Centre and the state’s COVID-19 Technical Task Force on Saturday gave this warning, noting that there are 30 approved Testing Centres, including the University College Hospital, Ibadan, for the purpose of testing samples.
This was revealed by the spokesman of the premier health institution, Toye Akirinlola, on Sunday.
The donation was made on Thursday, with the N5 million going into the UCH Treasury Single Account for the treatment of COVID-19 patients in Oyo State
The Chief Medical Director of UCH, Prof. Jesse Otegbayo, said his administration was committed to ensuring that the hospital community, including workers, students and patients, were well protected.
Records made available by the Oyo State Commissioner for Finance, Akinola Ojo, confirmed that the state government has provided support to the UCH and the Department of Virology located inside the College to the tune of the said sum.
The Management stated this in a statement on Wednesday against the backdrop of the claim by the Oyo State Government that it gave the hospital N118 million in the fight against COVID-19.
Dr. Adeleke Adedapo, the Vice President of the association, spoke on the development on Thursday.
The University College Hospital, Ibadan on Friday added another milestone to its story with the commissioning of the newly upgraded Chemical Pathology Laboratory.
The Flour Mills of Nigeria on Thursday donated protective equipment and consumables to the University College Hospital, Ibadan, Oyo State as support towards the fight to conquer the ravaging coronavirus pandemic.
The Chief Medical Director, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Prof. Jesse Abiodun Otegbayo, has categorically stated that his major mission is to lift the standards of health care delivery in the hospital.