LASUTH pays tribute to 3 deceased doctors, one other


The Management of Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) has paid tribute four of its staff who died in and February.

The Chief Medical Director, Prof. Adetokunbo Fabamwo, the disclosure in a statement on Friday in Lagos.

He said that LASUTH held the virtual tribute the three and one administrative staff, in conjunction with the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCAN), Association of Resident (ARD) and Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU).




Fabamwo listed the deceased as Dr Oyedokun Oyedele, Consultant Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Dr Darlington Nwadike, Resident Doctor, Dental; Dr Ifeoma Egbunike, Locum Consultant Anaesthetist, and Mr Oluwole Akano, Head, Procurement Unit.

“We have never had so bad like this.

“I shed tears when I heard about these deaths. These are people that are well known me.




“I am to get over these incidents as we ,”  he said.

He commiserated with the families of the deceased, MDCAN, ARD and JOHESU, and  prayed for to untimely deaths.

In his tribute to Oyedele, Dr Mumini Amisu, Chairman of MDCAN, described the death of the consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist who spent almost his entire in the service of LASUTH and Lagos State Government, as shocking.




Amisu described Oyedele as a disciplined doctor who treated his patients with love and respect.

In a tribute to Nwadike, the President of LASUTH ARD, Dr Azeez Ojekunle, described the late registrar in LASUTH’s  Department of Dental Surgery as a jovial, dedicated and brilliant doctor who would be missed by the association and the entire hospital.




The Chaplain, Chapel of Light St. Luke the Physician, LASUTH, Ven. Stephen Adesoye,  prayed souls of departed would rest.

He also prayed Almighty God would give families and the hospital community the strength to bear the losses.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) learnt  that one of the died in an accident. (NAN)