The General Overseer, the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye, commissioned a new dialysis machine he donated to the hospital. Adeboye also pledged another two machines before the end of the year.
According to a report by the Nation, the cleric said the UCH is a tertiary hospital that is central to healthcare delivery in Nigeria. He also acknowledged that turning around the hospital requires a humongous amount of money, hence the need for Nigerians and organizations to support it in every way possible.
Adeboye prayed for all the patients and medical workers at the hospital, saying God will never allow them to be afflicted with a disease that will disgrace them.
Other new donors, according to Otegbayo, include the family of the late Mr Neville Akinfenwa Akingbehin, the Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) Women Wing of
Earlier, the Chief Medical Director (CMD), Prof. Jesse Otegbayo, disclosed that the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan requires about N100 billion to turn things round for excellent healthcare delivery,
He said this while addressing reporters on the occasion of the 62nd anniversary of the health institution.
Otegbayo said facilities have decayed in the hospital due to age, usage and expanded operation over the years which necessitate renewal, upgrade or complete overhaul for excellent service delivery.
The CMD, who identified paucity of funds as the cause of the situation, called on public spirited Nigerians and corporate organizations to join the growing list of donors to the hospital.