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Alex Ekwueme Federal University Teaching Hospital Abakaliki

Alex Ekwueme Federal University Teaching Hospital Abakaliki
(Excellence in Health care delivery)

Muhammadu Buhari (GCFR)
(President Fed. Rep. of Nigeria)

Dr. Osagie E. Ehinire
(Hon. Minister of Health)

Engr. David Nweze Umahi
(Governor, Ebonyi State)

Alh. Tijjani Ramalan
(Board Chairman, AEFUTHA)

Onwe Emeka Ogah
(Chief Medical Director)

Dr Ewah Richard
(Chairman Medical Advisory Committee)

Callistus Azubike Okonkwo
(Director of Administrator)

About us

The Alex Ekwueme University Teaching Hospital Abakaliki is a frontline tertiary health institution dedicated to the delivery of efficient, effective, and qualitative services comparable with internationally acceptable best practices. As a Teaching Hospital it is committed to attaining its core goals of being a frontline referral model centre for curative, preventive, promotive and rehabilitative health care services, institutionalized medical and Para- medical education, training and research.


The Alex Ekwueme University Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki as it is known today was established in the early 1930’s by the British Colonial administration. At the time of its establishment it was designated as a small health centre for the treatment of wounded soldiers and personnel during the Second World War (WWII). At the end of the World War II, the Eastern Regional Government took over the Management of the hospital before passing it over the East Central State Government.

Vision and Mision

Vision: To be a resource centre of excellence offering value-based, patient-centered, innovative, health and academic services that reflect global best practices"
Mission: To provide quality, accessible and affordable healthcare services in addition to effective training and research

Board of Management

The Hospital is overseen by a Board of Management that is constituted by appointees of the Federal Government of Nigeria in accordance with the Teaching Hospital Establishment Act. The powers and functions of the Board of Management are as stipulated in the enabling laws that established the hospital.
Top Management Staff
1.   Dr. Onwe Emeka Ogah
      (Chief Medical Director/Chairman)
2.   Dr. Ewa Richard
3.   Mr. Callistus Azubike Okonkwo
      (Director of Admin / Secretary)
4.   Mr. S. N. Ugama
      (Director of Finance / Member)
5.   Dr. Nnadozie Ugochukwu
      (Servicom N/Officer / Member)
6.   Pharm. A. K. Anya
      (HOD Pharmacy / Member)
7.   Mrs. Winifred N. Chukwu
      (Head Nursing Services / Member)

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