Friday, December 27, 2019

Slain OAU professor for burial today... OAUTHC renames ward after don

The management of the Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital Complex, Ile-Ife, has renamed the Paediatric Ward 11 as Prof. Jerome Elusiyan Ward to immortalise the late chairman of the institution’s Medical Advisory Committee.

The renaming of the ward was announced at a commendation service held for the late Elusiyan at the institution’s Chapel of Grace on Thursday.

The Chief Medical Director of the hospital, Prof. Victor Adetiloye, in his tribute, said the deceased lived a fulfilled and impactful life and deputised for him from April 2018 till his death.

Adetiloye said Elusiyan was loyal, devoted, honest, diligent and an exemplary leader whose death was a great loss.

Elusiyan until his demise was a consultant paediatric Endicrinologist and CMAC  of the teaching hospital.

He would be buried in his hometown,  Oke-Igbo,  Ondo State, on Friday (today).

The deceased was murdered while returning to Ife from the Ambrose Ali University on December 13.