The Vice Chancellor, Engr. Prof. E. I. Kucha commissioned the maternity wing at the University Health Services on 31st March, 2016
The Ag. Director, UHS, Dr. (Mrs.) O. Onoja commended the Vice-Chancellor for his unfailing support to the clinic that informed many innovations at the UHS since his tenure in office. He fostered the construction and equipping of the x-ray building but did not stop there, he encouraged and made it possible for the addition of the maternity wing comprising a Theatre, Delivery Room, Recovery Room, Neo-natal Room where there is an incubator for premature babies. She revealed that they had started giving ante-natal treatment to pregnant women from and outside the University.
The VC was elated to be commissioning the additional wing which to him is meeting an essential need in providing health care for the mother and her baby and advised that the project be put to maximum usage. He also pledged administration’s support for any improvement required in the clinic and called on staff to avail themselves of opportunity for retraining to be useful in this additional pressure for more staff to work at the maternity wing. He expressed satisfaction with the quality of equipment to be used in maternity wing and theatre.
The project was constructed through direct labour and the commission was witnessed by other principal officers of the University.