The Chancellor of Osun State University; Dr Folorunsho Alakija on her social media handle announced the commencement of the construction of the proposed Osun State University, Modupe Alakija Teaching Hospital.
The Billionaire bequeathed the pediatric hospital to the University during the 7th Convocation Ceremonies of the University in 2018.
In her statement, Olofofo Uniosun gathered that the hospital will consist Community Health Unit, Maternity and Neonatal Medicare, Research and Diagnostic Laboratories, state of the art operating theatres, cutting edge diagnostic imaging, inclusive of C.T Scan, M.R.I. Scanning Facility, Ultra-Sound Scanning Facilities and X-ray and Radiotherapy Suites.
She further expressed her desire that it will be one of the best hospitals, not only in Nigeria but Africa as a whole. Its availability will help reduce the number of patients who are constantly flying out of the country for specialist medical care.
“We are resolved to delivering it on schedule, God helping us.” she added.