The University of Benin Teaching Hospital had the honour of receiving the First Lady and wife of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Her Excellency, Dr Mrs Aisha Buhari; who came to distribute gift items to In-patients of the Hospital. This, she did through her non-governmental organisation, ” Future Assured Foundation “. She was represented by Dr Zaynab Ikaz-Kassim, a permanent Secretary in the presidency.
The wife of the Edo State Governor, Mrs Betsy Obaseki led the team to the Hospital. The Chief Medical Director, Professor Darlington Obaseki, was on hand to receive the August visitors. He expressed gratitude to Her Excellency for choosing UBTH as a beneficiary of the Foundation’s generosity.
The visiting team also went round the wards to distribute the gift items. The patients expressed their gratitude to Her Excellency for her generosity, love and thoughtfulness.
The event was also witnessed by the Edo State Commissioner of Health, Dr Patrick Okundia and other top management staff of the Hospital.