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OUR TEAM2019-01-16T10:38:05+00:00

Thousands of children in Nigeria are dying needlessly from treatable heart disease. SPEM QUIA FILII foundation was born to address these issues.

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Meet Our Team

His Excellency, Dr Dalhatu Sarki Tafida, OFR, CFR.
His Excellency, Dr Dalhatu Sarki Tafida, OFR, CFR.Chairman

Early life and study between 1940 and 1961 – Nigeria (Kaduna State).Trained as a medical Doctor at University of Lagos between 1962 and 1967.Medical appointments between 1968 and 1970 include house officer, senior house officer and registrar posts.Postgraduate medical education at Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle Upon-Tyne, England; University of Liverpool, England and John Hopkins University in the USA – all between 1970 and 1974.

During this period he earned a diploma in Public health among other postgraduate medical degrees.Consultant Physician, Ministry of Health, Kaduna State from 1973 – 1976.Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, Kaduna in 1976, a post he held for four years.Chief Physician to President, Federal Republic of Nigeria between 1984 and 1987.Pro-Chancellor, University of Agriculture, Makurdi between 1989 and 1991.Federal Minister of Health between 1993 and 1995.

Senator and Senate Majority Leader, representing Kaduna North between 2003 and 2007.Memberships of medical colleges and associations – Member of the Royal College of Physicians, England (MRCP) – 1971; Fellow, Nigerian Medical College of Physicians (FNMCP) – 1975; West African College of Physicians (FWACP) – 1975.Campaign leader for the re-election of the current president of Nigeria, H.E. Dr Goodluck Ebele Azikiwe Jonathan (GCFR, BNER, GCON) in 2011.Nigeria High Commissioner to the United Kingdom from 2008

THE BOARDS

Dr Patrick Uwubanmwen (Founder and CE)

Dr Ikenna Omeje (Clinical Director)

Prince Sam Obande

Mr Osasu Uwubanmwen

COORDINATOR/MD

Mr Osamede Uwubanmwen (MD)

Bar Emeka Omeje (Abuja coordinator)

MEDICAL TEAM

DR PATRICK UWUBANMWEN

DR IKENNA OMEJE

DR SANJIV NICHANI

PROF ROTIMI JAYEISIMI

DR COLINS IWUJI

DR ZEENA MAKHIJA

CELEBRITY AMBASSADORS

PROF ROTIMI JAYEISIMI

ROSELINE SANNI AJOSE

DR EMEM BASSEY

DR RUKEWE UGWUMBA

BEN 200 NIGERIA INFO 93.5

ASAWANA WAZOBIA FM

PATRONS/MATRONS

DR IKO IBANGA

PRINCE SAM OBANDE

ENG BUBA GALADIMA

CHRISTIAN C. UDECHUKWU

PARTNERS

HEALING LITTLE HEARTS LEICESTER UK

NATIONAL HOSPITAL ABUJA

FEDERAL MINISTRY OF HEALTH

ALLIANCE HOSPITAL ABUJA

DR BALAMI’S HOSPITAL

ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT OF NIGERIA (ALGON)

JULIUS BERGER

CONSORT HOTEL, KUARA DISTRICT, ABUJA

NEWTON PARK HOTEL, ABUJA