The President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Professor Jesse Abiodun Otegbayo, MBBS (Ib.)CertGastro (Tel-Aviv), MSc. (Ib.), Ph.D  (Ib.), FUICC, FWACP, FACG, FRCP (Glasg), MNIM, FIPM (UK) as the Chief Medical Director of  the University College Hospital, Ibadan. He succeeded Professor Temitope Alonge whose tenure ended on 28th February, 2019.

The appointment which took effect from 1st March, 2019, for a term of 4 years in the first instance, was conveyed via a letter Ref. DHS.931/1/281 of 24th January, 2019 signed by the Honourable Minister of Health, Professor I. F. Adewole.

Born on 17th December, 1961, Professor J. A. Otegbayo attended lla Grammar School, lla-Orangun between 1977-1978, Methodist Grammar School, Otan-lle from 1978-1980 and Command Secondary School, Kaduna between 1980-1983. He obtained the MBBS degree from the University of Ibadan in November, 1989; a Certificate in Immunology, the University of Ibadan in 2001 and Master of Science Degree in Chemical Pathology/Immunology of the same University in year 2003. He was awarded a Postgraduate Certificate in Gastroenterology and Endoscopy by the University of Tel-Aviv, Israel in 2002 and also has a Ph.D degree in Chemical Pathology/Immunology from the University of Ibadan in 2011. Professor Otegbayo is a Fellow of the West African College of physicians (FWACP) 1998, and Fellow of the Union Internationale Contre Cancer/International Union Against Cancer (UICC); a Fellow of the American college of Gastroenterology (FACG) in June, 2009; Fellow, Royal College of Physicians (Glasgow) in 2015. He was promoted Professor of Medicine in the University of Ibadan, Ibadan in 2008.

He was Sub-Dean, Undergraduate, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan (2002-2004). He also served as Director of Clinical Services Research and Training and Chairman, Medical Advisory Committee of the Hospital for two terms from 2010-2014. He served as World Bank Consultant to the Ministry of Health & Sanitation of Sierra Leone for establishment of Post graduate Medical Training from January 2015 to November, 2016. He was Head of Department, Internal Medicine, Babcock University/Babcock University Teaching Hospital, Illishan, Ogun State from 2015 to 2016. He was the pioneer Chief Medical Director, University of Sierra Leone Teaching Hospital Complex, Freetown from December 2016- December 2017. He was Head, Department of Medicine, UI/UCH, Ibadan from 2018 till he was appointed as the Chief Medical Director of the Hospital.

Professor Otegbayo is a quiet, humble and firm person with commitment to the common good of this hospital. He was President, Association of Resident Doctors, UCH, Ibadan (1995-1996), National Vice President, National Association of Resident Doctor of Nigeria (1996-1997); National Publicity Secretary/Public Relations Officer, MDCAN (2003-2005); Chairman, MDCAN, UCH Branch (2006 – 2008), after serving as Assistant General Secretary, General Secretary and Vice Chairman. He was member, State Executive Council, NMA, Oyo State (2006-2008).

He is a member of several learned societies and professional bodies locally and internationally and has attended several academic professional conferences locally and internationally. He is an international collaborator, reviewer and member, editorial boards of local and international journals as well as an External Examiner to many Universities within and outside the country. He served as co-ordinator for Gastroenterology sub-Specialty (2019-2022) and currently the President of the Society for Gastroenterology and Hepatology in Nigeria (SOGHIN).

Professor Otegbayo is a renowned researcher with over 100 publications to his credit. A Consultant physician & Gastroenterologist, he is happily married to Prof. (Mrs.) Bolanle Otegbayo, an Associate Professor of Food Science and Technology, Bowen University, Iwo, Nigeria and the marriage is blessed with godly children.

Professor Otegbayo has since completed his first term as Chief Medical Director of the University College Hospital, Ibadan, and has commenced his second term with effect from 1st of March, 2023.

Dr. Adeoye obtained his Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery degree from the University of Ilorin in 1992, he later obtained a Master of Science M.Sc. (Epidemiology) degree from the University of Ibadan in 2014.

A fellow of the International Society of Hypertension, the West African College of Physicians and the Nigerian Cardiac Society. Until his appointment, he was the Deputy Chairman (MAC) Education and Training of the University College Hospital.

As a consultant cardiologist to the Hospital in the Department of Medicine, Adeoye has won several grants, awards, fellowships and prizes among which is the 2020 Investigator Travel Grant/Award by World Heart Federation (WHF).

Dr. Adeoye is a member of several learned and professional institutions as well as social and voluntary organizations.

His research focus is on hypertension, cardiovascular diseases, to name a few.

With over fifty articles already published in learned journals, he has also authored and co-authored several books.

Dr. Iyun was born on 10 th October, 1973 and attended Kings College, Lagos from 1984 to 1990. He
obtained the Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) from the University of Ibadan in February, 1998. He had
his Residency Training in the Department of Surgery, University College Hospital, Ibadan from 2001 – 2008 and
obtained the Fellowship of the West African College of Surgeons (FWACS) in the Faculty of Surgery in 2008.
In addition, he possesses the following qualifications: International Interprofessional Wound Care Course
(IIWCC) Certificate, University of Stellenbosch, Cape Town, South Africa (2013); Certificate in Microvascular
Surgery, Bradford Royal Infirmary, United Kingdom (2015); University of Washington Certificate in Leadership and
Management in Health (2018); University of Washington Certificate in Project Management (2019). Sequel to being
granted a Commonwealth Scholarship from 2016 – 2018, he pursued and obtained the M.Sc degree with distinction
in Burn Care from the Queen Mary University of London.
He is currently serving in the following capacities: Consultant in charge of the Burn Unit, Department of
Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, University College Hospital, Ibadan; Co-organizer, Biennial Flap
Transfer and Microsurgery Course, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan; Organizer,
Wound Care Course, Department Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, College of
Medicine; Organizer, Advanced Airway Course for Patients with Inhalation Injury – 2010 to date; National General
Secretary, Nigeria Association of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgeons (Aug 2021 – till date); Vice
President 1, Nigeria Burn Injuries Society (Aug 2022 – till date); President, Christian Medical and Dental
Association, Nigeria (August 2020 till date); Coordinator, WHO Global Burn Registry (UCH and Coordinator,
Interburns Digital Assessment Tool for burn services (UCH).
He is a member of many learned Societies which include the Nigeria Association of Plastic, Reconstructive
& Aesthetic Surgeons; Nigeria Burn Injuries Society; International Society of Burn Injuries (ISBI); the West African
College of Surgeons and the Nigerian Medical Association. Dr. Iyun has over 40 publications in learned Journals.
Dr. Iyun is happily married with children.

Born on 23rd April, 1974, Dr. Soyinka attended the prestigious St. Louis Grammar School, Mokola, Ibadan between 1985 and 1991. She proceeded to the University of Ibadan in 1993 and graduated in year 2000 with MBBS Degree. She undertook her Residency Training Programme in the Department of Family Medicine, University College Hospital, Ibadan between 2004 and 2010 and obtained the Fellowship of the West African College of Physicians in 2010. She was appointed as Hospital Consultant in the Private Suites of the Hospital on 4th May, 2010 and later deployed to the Staff Medical Services Department as Consultant Family Physician with effect from 21st April, 2011.

Dr. Soyinka obtained the M.Sc. degree in Epidemiology from the University of Ibadan in 2015. She is a Senior Member, International Professional Manager’s Association, UK and a Licensed International Expert Consultant, UK. She is a recipient of several awards such as the Best Resident in Family Medicine in 2002, awarded a Certificate of Service to Humanity by the University College Hospital in November, 2018, Distinguished Service Award by the Society of Family Physicians of Nigeria, Ibadan Zone in May, 2019 and Certificate of Honour by the University College Hospital, Ibadan in November, 2019.

She has served the Hospital in several capacities as the Head and Consultant in charge of the Private Suites from 2010 to 2011, Head, Staff Medical Services Department from 2016 to 2019, Deputy Head, Special Duties Unit from June 2019 to August 2019 and the Acting Head of the Special Duties Unit of the Hospital from 1st September, 2019 to 31st August, 2021. She was appointed Chairman, UCH Anti-Corruption and Transparency Monitoring Unit (ACTU) with effect from 4th March, 2020.

She is a member of several Learned Societies and Associations which include: Nigeria Medical Association, Medical and Dental Consultant Association of Nigeria, Medical Women Association of Nigeria, Fellow, Society of Family Physicians of Nigeria, Examiner West African College of Physicians, Treasurer, Society of Family Physicians of Nigeria and Vice President II, Ibadan College of Medicine Alumni Association (ICOMAA World Wide).

Dr. Soyinka is happily married and the union is blessed with three wonderful children. We wish her a successful tenure of office.


Mrs. Juliana Oluyemisi Matthew was born on 22nd August, 1966. She had her secondary education at Ajasse Ipo High School, Ajasse Ipo, Kwara State and Baptist High School, Ejigbo, Osun State respectively from 1979 to 1983. She proceeded to the Federal Polytechnic Ado-Ekiti where she had her National Diploma and Higher National Diploma in Accountancy in 1988 and 1991 respectively. In a bid to get more knowledge, she decided to further her education which led her to pursue a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting, a degree she earned in 2013. In addition, she bagged a Postgraduate degree of Masters in Business Administration (MBA) in Financial Management option with effect from 2007.

Mrs. J. O. Matthew was appointed as Accountant Grade II in the Account Department with effect from 1st December, 1993. She rose through the ranks to the position of Deputy Director with effect from 1st January, 2013. Subsequently, she assumed headship of the Finance & Accounts Department with effect from 23rd July, 2013, a position she has effectively occupied till date.

She is a prudent and hardworking Accountant, no wonder she is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria and a member of different professional bodies such as the Institute of Public Administration of Nigeria and Institute of Chartered Economists of Nigeria.

Dr. (Mrs.) Patricia Obiajulu Onianwa was born on 19th October, 1964. She attended St. Maira Goretti Girls College, Benin City from 1976-1982. She thereafter proceeded to the Schools of Nursing and Midwifery of the University of Benin Teaching Hospital where she bagged her RN and RM certificates of the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria in 1985 and 1988 respectively. In a bid to acquire more knowledge, she proceeded to the University of Ibadan for her Bachelor of Nursing Science Degree which she obtained in 1995. Thereafter, she bagged a Masters of Personnel Psychology from the University of Ibadan in 1997 and subsequently bagged her Doctor of Philosophy degree from the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa in 2011.

Dr. (Mrs.) Onianwa was appointed as Staff Nurse in the Nursing Department with effect from 12th March 1989. She rose through the ranks to the position of Chief Nursing Officer with effect from 1st July, 2007 and was thereafter appointed as Deputy Director (Clinical Nursing) – Wards with effects from 11th January, 2011.

Mrs. M.A. Akintayo was born on the 26th June, 1965. She attended St. Anne’s School, Ibadan from 1977 to 1983 after which she proceeded to the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife from 1984 to 1989 where she bagged a Bachelor degree in Medical Rehabilitation. As a result of her quest for knowledge, she proceeded for Masters Degree programme in Physiotherapy at the University of Ibadan and was awarded the certificate in 201. She is a member of the Nigeria Society of Physiotherapy.
Mrs. Akintayo was appointed As Physiotherapist in the Department of Physiotherapy with effect from 2nd January 1991. She rose through the ranks to the position of Deputy Director (Physiotherapy) with effect from 1st August, 2018.

She assumed headship of Physiotherapy Department on 25th June 2013 in line with the decision of the Board of Management of the Hospital on rotational headship exposure in her professional career

Mrs. Olukemi Adesola Olateru-Olagbegi was born on 23rd April, 1965. She had her primary education at the Apostolic Central Primary School, Odo-Okun Modakeke, Osun State from 1970-1976 after which she proceeded to Modakeke High School, Modakeke, Osun State from 1977-1981.
In furtherance to her education, she bagged an Associate Certificate from the Institute of Medical Laboratory Technology of Nigeria in 1987 and became a fellow of the Institute in 1996. Thereafter, she went to Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye in Ogun State for a Masters degree in Chemical Pathology with effect from 2007. She also possesses a Masters degree in Certificate from the University of Ibadan with effect from 7th March, 2016.

Mrs. Olateru-Olagbegi was appointed as Medical Laboratory Technologist II in the Department of Haematology with effect from 12th July, 1989. She rose through the ranks to the post of Principal Medical Laboratory Technologist with effect from 1st July, 2000, and was redesignated to the post of Chief Medical Laboratory Scientist with effect from 13th October, 2005. She rose through the ranks until she was appointed to the post of Deputy (Medical Laboratory Scientist) with effect from 19th March, 2010. She became the Deputy Director (Training) of the Centre for FMLS in this Hospital with effect from 19th May, 2014.

She was subsequently promoted to the post of Director (Medical Laboratory Scientist) with effect from 1st January, 2017.

Mrs. Olateru-Olagbegi has attended many local and international conferences and seminars which has led to wide exposure in her professional career.

BIRTH Adeyinka Adebowale Ishola was born in Ibadan to Mr Adebisi and Mrs Mokunfope Ishola, both from Iwo in Osun state.
EDUCATION He had his primary education in Ibadan and Secondary at Anglican Grammar School Orita Mefa Ibadan Where he was the Head Boy and passed out with the best student Award for the year.
PHARMACY EDUCATION He graduated as a Pharmacist in 1989 from University Of Ife now known as Obafemi Awolowo University Ile Ife. Osun State.
POSTGRADUATE EDUCATION He has a M.Sc. Degree in Pharmaceutics from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. His Doctor of Pharmacy Pharm D programme from the University of Benin, Edo State. Pharm Ishola is a Fellow of the West African Post Graduate College of Pharmacists (FPCPharm). He is also a recipient of Fellow of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria FPSN the highest Honor for a Pharmacist in Nigeria. As a Hospital Pharmacist he is also a recipient of the highest honor, Distinguished Service Award DSA.
INTERNSHIP TRAINING Faculty of Pharmacy, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife Osun State.1989 to 1990
WORK EXPERIENCE He worked briefly with Colka Pharmacy Uyo in 1991as Superintendent Pharmacist. He joined the services of University College Hospital (UCH) in 8th of January 1992 as a Pharmacist Grade 1. He has since risen through the ranks to the position of Deputy Director (Pharmaceutical Services) since 1st of July 2007.Currently, he is the substantive Director and Head of Department of Pharmacy Department, University College Hospital, Ibadan, since August 14th, 2020. He is appointed as Consultant Special Grade 1 on September 11th, 2020.

As a Pharmacist, Pharm Ishola has the following active membership positions
Member Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria
Member Association of Hospital and Administrative Pharmacists of Nigeria.
Member, Pharmaceutical Inspectors Committee of Pharmacist Council of Nigeria
Fellow, West African Post Graduate College of Pharmacists.
Past Chairman Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria Oyo State.
Member Board of Fellows (BOF) of Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria.
Member of Committee on Anticorruption and Transparency Unit, UCH Ibadan (2020)
Member of the Editorial Board of Prime Medics Journal, UCH, Ibadan (2020)
Member, America Society of Clinical Pharmacist (2019)
Member, Clinical Pharmacist Association of Nigeria (CPAN)
Member, International Federation of Pharmacists (FIP).

As part of his professional duties, he has served as;
Member Panel of Enquiry Set up by Hospital Management to investigate alleged gross impunity in the Dietetics Department.4th May 2016.
Member Panel of Enquiry to investigate the death of JOY OJOTULE ONOJA a patient in Hospital.4th January 2017.
Chairman Panel of Enquiry set up to Investigate the Alleged Absence from duty of Mr Akano a scientific Officer in the hospital 22nd March 2018.
Chairman Panel of Enquiry to investigate a case of lack of inventory management of vaccine in Public Health Nursing Department.
Chairman Panel of Enquiry to investigate an alleged extortion of money from patents by some Medical Doctors
Member Panel of Enquiry set up to investigate the Allegation of Mismanagement of Mr Ohiozoje Imosemi a patient in the hospital 4th July 2018.
Lecturer in Applied Pharmacology in the school of Health Information Management, UCH 2004-2017
Resource Pharmacist to Pain Free Hospital Initiative Training Programme of America Cancer Society in the Hospital 2014 to 2016.
Resource Person to Pharmacists Council of Nigeria(PSN)Mandatory Continuing Professional Development(PCN-MCPD) for Pharmacists since2016
Member Oyo State Ministry of Health Implementation Group on Eradication of Malaria in Pregnancy2015-2016
Member of Faculty Board, Faculty of Pharmacy University of Ibadan.2013-2016
Vice Chairman, Pharmaceutical Inspection Committee (PIC) Oyo State2013-2016
Vice Chairman Patient and Proprietary Vendors License (PPMVL) Committee of Pharmacist Council of Nigeria (PCN) 2013 to 2016.
Secretary Oyo State PSN Ethics and Disciplinary Committee 2010-2013
Chairman Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria Oyo State branch 2013 to 2016.
Vice Chairman PSN Oyo State 2010 to 2013.
Publicity secretary PSN Oyo State 2002 to 2003

Member Hospital Committee on Venous Thrombo- Embolism(VTE) Safety zone. 2013 till date.
Member Hospital Committee Theatre and Emergency Management. 2016 2019.
Member Hospital Drug and Therapeutics Committee. 2017 till date.
Departmental Representative to Hospice and Palliative Care 2009 till date.
Member Education and Research Committee of the Hospital 2019
Member America Cancer Association Treat the Pain Initiatives of Nigeria of the University College Hospital 2014 till date.
Member American Society of Microbiology ASM 2016 till date.

Pharm Ishola has attended many workshops and conferences at home and abroad with many of them being self-sponsored.
FIP Conference< Abu-Dhabi September, 2019
AHAPN National Conference Port Harcourt, Rivers State Juiy,2018.
International Conference on access to quality medicine through Legislation, Ibadan August 2017.
American Society for Microbiology Conference. Boston Massachusetts USA June 2016.

Pharm Ishola had an international exposure at MD Anderson Cancer Centre on Palliative Care and Rehabilitative medicine for Health care professionals in developing country, Houston Texas USA, January 2009.


Ishola,A.A(1989):4-Quinolone Antibacterial Agents 1989
Ishola, A.A(2014); Utilisation of Oral Morphine in the Management of Pain in a Tertiary Hospital: A 10years Evaluation of Prescription Practice. 2014
Ishola,A.A(2016);Formulation of Oral Morphine 2016

Distinguished Service Award of PANS University of Ibadan, Faculty of Pharmacy 2014
Distinguished Service Award (DSA) of Association of Hospital and Administrative Pharmacists of Nigeria. 2015
Oyo State Pharmacists Multipurpose Cooperative Society. Best Cooperator of the year Award 2015
First Runner Up for Best Oral Abstract Presentation at AHAPN Scientific Conference Ogun State 2016
Fellow Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria FPSN

Vice Chairman, Senior Staff Association, SAUTHRIAI, UCH 2004-2008
Treasurer, Moyede Akobo Landlord/Resident Association Ibadan 2009 till Date.
President, Full Gospel Business Men Fellowship International University Campus Chapter.2007-2013
Zonal Leader of Men Akobo/Bashorun Glory Tabernacle Ministry, IBADAN 2012-2014

HOBBIES: Listening to music, Reading, Driving and Playing Golf
He is married to DR(MRS) Olayinka ISHOLA, an Associate Professor Veterinary Medicine from the University of Ibadan.
The marriage is blessed with children6