On Tuesday, 23rd of March, 2021, the Senate Chairman on Seconday and Tertiary Health committee held A Public Hearing on The Bill seeking the Establishment of Federal University of Medicine and Medical Sciences, Abeokuta at the National Assembly, Abuja.
The Alake and Paramount Ruler of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo, CFR, Okukenu IV, a strong and consistent advocate of the establishment of the Tertiary Health Institution, submitted a powerful memorandum dated 18th of March, 2021, at the Assembly.
Alake’s memorandum addressed to the Chairman, Senate Committee on Health (Secondary and Tertiary), Dr. Ibrahim Y. Oloriegbe, highlighted the numerous imperatives of establishing the University in the Ogun State Capital.
This memorandum was delivered to the senate by the Aro of Egbaland and the Oluwo of Ijemo, Chief Oluyinka Kufile.
Two other members of the Alake’s 3-man delegation to the Public Hearing on the Establishment of the Federal University of Medicine and Medical Sciences, Abeokuta, by the Senate Committee on Secondary and Tertiary Medical Institutions, were the Olu Tafin, Oba Moruf Adebayo and the Baasala Ake, Prince Adeoye Gbadebo.
Read the full text of the Memorandum below…