- A Nigerian woman based in the United Kingdom has made the country proud after coming back home to build a healthcare facility
- The woman identified as Dr Modupe Elebute-Odunsi practised medicine in the United Kingdom for over 30 years
- Upon returning home, Dr Elebute-Odunsi built Nigeria's first comprehensive cancer centre and specialist hospital
A Nigerian woman identified as Dr Modupe Elebute-Odunsi has launched the country's first comprehensive cancer centre and specialist hospital.
The disclosure was made on Twitter by @SplufikNG which shared photos of the healthcare facility called Marcelle Ruth Cancer Centre and Specialist Hospital.
Dr Elebute-Odunsi who spent over 30 years practising medicine in the United Kingdom is a graduate of the University of Lagos.
According to @SplufikNG, the facility has some of the best equipment in the world.
Business Day reports that the hospital is wholly owned by Dr Elebute-Odunsi and her husband, Bolaji Odunsi, a financier.
The hospital was built with the aim of addressing the detection and treatment of cancer and a number of other specialist conditions in an environment similar to top private hospitals in Europe or North America.
In similar news, the tallest building in Anambra state is not a residence as many would have thought, but a hospital built by a United States-based Nigerian medical doctor, Godwin Maduka, aka Lion of Africa.
The multi-million dollars ultra-modern hospital is situated in Umuchukwu village in Orumba South local government area of the state.
In other news, Legit.ng previously reported that the former lawmaker that represented Kogi West senatorial district at the upper chamber during the 8th National Assembly, Dino Melaye, expressed surprise over a hospital he saw in Dubai which is strictly for camels.
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Melaye, who was in the Middle East sometime back, took to his Twitter page to share a video of the hospital and captioned it:
"Rakumi get hospotal for Dubai oooo."