University of Benin Teaching Hospital Appoints New Director


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March 11, 2023.

Azonuchechi Chukwu.

University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) Management Board has appointed Mr Jim Uwadiae as the new Director of Administration.

Naija247news reports that this was contained, in a statement issued by Joshua Uwaila, Head, Public Relations and Protocols, UBTH, and made available to journalists in Benin on Friday, the new director assumed office on Jan. 31.

Uwadiae was appointed following the retirement of Mr Mustapha Jimoh-Kadiri, the statesman added.

According to the statement, Uwadiae was the acting Director of Administration until his recent appointment.

It reads: ”Jim Uwadiae, Esq. is an alumnus of the Bendel State (now Ambrose Alli University) and University of Benin. He acquired a Bachelor degree in History/Education in 1991.

”Apart from also acquiring a bachelor degree in Law (LLB) from the National Open University of Nigeria, he possesses the following post-graduate degrees from the University of Benin.

“Uwadiae holds a Master of Public Administration (MPA) 1997, Master of Health Planning and Management (MHPM) 2006; and Master of Laws (LLM) 2021.

”Uwadiae is a fellow of the following bodies:- Institute of Health Service Administrators, Nigeria Institute of Management, and the Institute of Chartered Mediators and Conciliators.

”He is the Chairman, Institute of Health Service Administrators, UBTH Chapter and Chairman, Nigeria Institute of Management, UBTH Unit,” the statement said. (

Azonuchechi Chukwu
Azonuchechi Chukwu
Ms Azonuchechi Chukwu has a BSC holder in mass communication Ebonyi State University

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