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About us

History and developmental strides

The BSUTH project started sometime in the year 2008 with the Management Board inaugurated on 27th August, 2008, by the Executive Governor of Benue State, Rt. Hon. Dr. Gabriel Torwua Suswam, with Prof. Peter O. Obekpa as Chairman. The BSUTH Management which was also appointed had Prof. A. O. Malu as Chief Medical Director, while Dr. Priscilla Denen Akaa and Mr. Tavershima Akpe were the Chairman, Medical Advisory Committee and the Director of Administration respectively. Management had six staff seconded to the hospital from the civil service and three drivers who Management had employed. These were the staff that used to assist Management in keeping the administration of the hospital running at the beginning. Read more…

Leadership

The Teaching Hospital is headed by the Chief Medical Director (CMD), Prof. Terrumun Z. Swende, with two main Directorates: Directorate of Clinical Services headed by the Chairman Medical Advisory Committee (CMAC) Dr. Olusayo Olayinka Alao, and Directorate of Administration headed by Mr. Terkaa Luga.

BSUTH Capacity

  • The hospital has bed space capacity of over 350
  • Staff strength of over 800
  • Doctors – 151 (58 Consultants, 63 Residents)
  • Nurses – 259
  • Pharmacists – 17
  • Laboratory Scientists – 29. Others are health assistants, Record officers, Administrative and Finance support staff
  • 5 functional Theatres with a supportive CSSD
  • Laboratory complex housing MCB, Haematology, Chemical Pathology & Histopathology with each unit headed by Pathologists.
  • An academic block accommodating consultant offices, ICT offices and a library

Departments

There are basically 2 major groups of departments that constitute the main work-force of the hospital for service delivery; these are Administrative departments and Clinical departments.

Find below a tabular display of the departments/units with their Heads as at 21st February, 2017.

ADMINISTRATIVE DEPARTMENTS
SN
DEPARTMENT
HEAD
1
Deputy Director of Finance (DDF)
Mr. Michael Abah
2
Establishment
Mr. Ekahinu Effa Benjamin
3
General Administration
Mrs. Edna Ngusonon Uba
4
Catering Services (Unit)
5
Chief Internal Auditor (CIA)
Mr. Daniel Hangeior Pever
6
Chairman Medical Advisory Committee (CMAC)
Dr. Olusayo Olayinka Alao
7
Chief Medical Director (CMD)
Prof. Terrumun Z. Swende
8
Director of Administration (DA)
Mr. Terkaa Luga
9
Finance
Mr. Michael Abah
10
Information & Communication Technology (Unit)
Mr. Waakaa William Washima
11
Audit
Mr. Daniel Hangeior Pever
12
Legal (Unit)
Mrs. Stella Naswem Esq.
13
Library (unit)
Mr. James N. Mngutyo
14
Planning Research and Statistics
15
Public Relations (Unit)
Mr. Cephas Hough
16
Security (Unit)
W.O. Jonathan A. Adzande (Rtd)
17
Stores (Unit)
Mr. Igbudu J. Toryila
18
Transport (Unit)
Mr. Mondo Victor O.
19
Works and Maintenance
Engr. Undu Abenga

 

CLINICAL DEPARTMENTS
SN
DEPARTMENT
HEAD
1
Anaesthesia (Unit)
Dr. Edem Bassey Edet
2
Accident & Emergency
Dr. Livinus Egwuda
3
Chemical Pathology
Prof. Oghagbon K.Efosa
4
EPID/Community Health
Dr. Bako Ishaku Ara
5
Dental (Unit)
Dr. Jamgbadi Jeffrey Akhigbe
6
Family Medicine
Dr. Igbudu T. Joseph
7
Haematology
Dr. Nwannadilkenna Alexander
8
Health Records Management
9
Histopathology
Dr. Vhriterhire Raymond Akpobome
10
Internal Medicine
Dr. Mrs. I. C. Okpara
11
Medical Laboratory
12
Microbiology
Dr. Nwadioha Samuel Iheanacho
13
Nursing
Mrs. Esther Injo
14
Ophthalmology
Dr. Mrs. K. N. Malu
15
Optometrics
16
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Dr. Augustine O. Ojabo
17
Paediatrics
Dr. Martha Ochoga (Acting)
18
Pharmacy
Pharm. Odubia Jones
19

Physiotherapy

Mr. Iyor Fidelis Terhemen
20

Psychiatry

Dr. Agbir T. Michael
21
Radiology
Dr. Mohammed Hameed
22
Social Welfare
Mr. Daniel A. Iorzua
23
Surgery
Dr. Namgwa Kortor

Location

Benue State University Teaching Hospital is located in Makurdi the Benue State Capital; Kilometer 3, Makurdi-Gboko road. P.M.B. 202131 Makurdi – Nigeria.