Alleged misconduct at FMC: HEDA writes Ehanire, seeks probe, suspension-

Following a suit instituted by a group- All Youths Reoriented Initiative of Nigeria (AYRION) on the 5th day of November 2021, with suit number: FHC/AB/FMC/100/21 at the Federal High Court, Abeokuta, against the Medical Director of Federal Medical Centre (FMC) Abeokuta, Ogun State; Prof. Adewale Musa-Olomu, over alleged age falsification, mismanagement of funds, employment of his biological son and granting him study leave in a European country with pay (within a year of employment), the Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA Resource Centre) has written to the minister of Health, Dr. Osagie E. Ehanire, seeking for in -depth investigation and suspension of the medical director pending to outcome of the allegations. 

In a statement signed and delivered by HEDA chairman, Mr. Olanrewaju Suraj, the  Anti-Corruption Organization demanded that the allegations against Musa-Olomu be diligently investigated and pending the outcome of the investigation, he should be suspended from office in order to allow for a hitch -free investigation. 

According to him, the group will closely monitor the situation in line with its mandate to protect and promote universally recognized human Rights, accountability and environmental justice in Nigeria and Africa, in accordance with International standards. 

“Going by our mandate as a leading Anti-Corruption organization in Nigeria, we demand that the  honorable minister of health to suspend the Medical Director of Federal Medical Centre- Abeokuta, Ogun State; Prof. Adewale Musa-Olomu, and do a thoroughgoing investigation. 

“We want to state it clearly that if no action is taken, we will not hesitate to take further actions including but not limited to reporting to higher authorities, litigation, media briefing among others. Thus, we urge the health minister to do the take action now as we look forward to a veracious outcome,” he affirmed. 

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