In a bid to reposition the Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital, Ado-Ekiti as a leading tertiary health care institution, the Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has approved the establishment of a Fact Finding Committee to look into the activities of the institution from 2013 to date.
The position of the state government was made known in a statement on Wednesday by the Governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Yinka Oyebode.
The statement listed members of the EKSUTH Fact Finding Committee as approved by Fayemi as as Prof. Ebun Adejuyigbe (Chairman), Prof. Deji Agboola, Prof. Simi Odeyinka, Prof. Ayo Omotoso, Dr. Walter Yemi Olatunde, Ayoola Owolabi, Engr. Tunde Alabi and J.A. Obaparusi (Secretary).
The statement said the Fact Finding Committee is empowered to look into the leadership quality of the Hospital in terms of the roles of the Governing Board, the Chief Medical Director and other principal Officers; look into the financial management of the Hospital including statutory Allocations and Internally Generated Revenue over the recommended period and determine whether it was in compliance with appropriate regulation; investigate the application of funds, particularly special grants, loans meant for specific projects in order to determine the status of such projects and their relevance for further funding; and examine the processes and structures of the mechanism for the discipline of staff and students/interns in the Hospital in order to ascertain compliance with due process and rule of law.
The committee is to turn in its report and recommendations within four weeks.