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  • Updated: March 19, 2023

UBTH Mourns Former CMD

UBTH Mourns Former CMD

The management of the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) has expressed grief over the death of Prof. Michael Ibadin, a former Chief Medical Director (CMD) of the hospital.

According to a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Benin on Sunday, the CMD, Dr Darlington Obaseki, said the deceased succumbed to a brief illness.

Obaseki described the late Ibadin as a quintessential leader and a mentor to many.

Late Prof Michael Ibadin, Former CMD of University of Benin Teaching Hospital

He said that his demise is a big loss not only to his family but also to the hospital community and the medical world.

“With a deep sense of loss and pain in our hearts, we submit to the will of the Almighty God on the passing into the celestial realm of our former CMD, Prof. M.O. Ibadin after a brief illness.

“Until his death, he was a Professor of Paediatrics, a Consultant Pediatric Nephrologist and an astute health administrator.

“He was also a mentor who introduced several persons into hospital administration and management, including myself.

“We commiserate with his immediate family at this time and pray that God himself will console them and grant them the fortitude to bear this irreplaceable loss,” he said. 

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