Chief medical director (CMD) of State Specialist Hospital, Ikere-Ekiti, Dr. OlaoluOlubiyi, has been suspended by the Ekiti State government pending the outcome of investigation into allegation of gross misconduct levelled against him.
Olubiyi was recently accused of beating his wife to a pulp over a disagreement bothering on extra marital affairs on his part.
The incident, it was gathered, happened on Thursday, September 14, 2023, at their residence within St. David Hospital Compound, Ifaki-Ekiti.
The wife of the consultant family physician, Dr. (Mrs) Olubiyi Adenike, a lecturer at Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti, was said to have sustained serious injuries on her neck and was admitted to the accident and emergency unit of Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital, Ado-Ekiti.
The victim’s family has, however, called on relevant authorities to come to their daughter’s aid.
nt by the state Ministry of Health and Human Services made available to journalists in Ado-Ekiti, said Olubiyi was suspended by the State Hospitals Management Board following the seriousness of a case of gross misconduct reported against him which prima facie established the fact that he violated Ekiti Public Service Rules 030301(ii) and 030402(x).
The statement added that the suspended CMD is to immediately hand over his duties to the Consultant, Obstetrics and Gynaecology (O&G), Dr. Akinsipe Catherine Iyabo with immediate effect.
“The statement said the suspended CMD has been prohibited from carrying out his official duties pending further investigation in line with the provisions of the State Public Service Rules
“While stressing the commitment of the Government to rewarding excellent performance, diligence and dedication to duties, the statement however reiterated Governor Biodun Oyebanji administration’s zero tolerance for violation of the Code of Conduct for Public Officer.s”