The richest woman in Africa, Folorunsho Alakija and her husband, Modupe, have commenced construction of the proposed Osun State University, Modupe and Folorunsho Alakija Teaching Hospital. The woman announced the latest development through her social media page.
She wrote ;
I am happy to report that construction of the proposed Osun State University, Modupe and Folorunso Alakija Teaching Hospital, bequeathed to the University by my family has commenced. The hospital, when completed will consist of a world class Community Health Unit, Maternity and Neonatal Medicare, Research and Diagnostic Laboratories, state of the art operating theatres, cutting edge diagnostic imaging, inclusive of C.T Scan, M.R.I. Scanning Facility, Ultra-Sound Scanning Facilities and X-ray and Radiotherapy Suites. It is our desire that it will be one of the best hospitals, not only in Nigeria but Africa as a whole. Its availability will help reduce the number of patients who are constantly flying out of the country for specialist medical care. We are resolved to delivering it on schedule, God helping us.