Our Management Team
Dr. Austin Okogun MBBS; Cert. EM; Msc Chief Executive Officer, Lily Hospitals Group.
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Dr Okogun has over 20 years’ experience in the medical practice, with certificates in Enterprise Management from the Enterprise Development Center of the Pan African University’ Lagos.
He holds an M.sc in Occupational Medicine from the University of Manchester in the United Kingdom. Some of his other achievements include a merit award which he won while in Katsina State for the NYSC programme. His core interests are Occupational Medicine and Health Systems Administration.
Apart from his role as the Chief Executive of Lily Hospital, Dr. Okogun is also the Managing Director of Mofmed Medical Solutions Limited, a Medical Equipment and Supplies Company and serves on the board of Aster HMO Limited. Dr. Okogun schooled at the Federal Government College Okigwe and later the University of Ibadan where he obtained the MBBS in 1992. He also completed his housemanship at Eku Baptist Hospital and his compulsory NYSC at the Primary Health Centre, Faskari, Katsina State, where he operated as the only medical doctor in a General Hospital, serving 250,000 people and ran both fixed and mobile clinics throughout his service year.
Thereafter, he worked at a private hospital in Warri before partnering with other Directors to acquire the operations of Lily hospital in 1998, where he became Medical Director/CEO in June 2000, a position he occupies till date.
Dr. Louis Alekwe MBBS, FWACS Executive Director, Clinical Services, Lily Hospitals Group
Dr. Louis Alekwe is a consultant Obstetrics and Gynaecologist with over 20 years of experience. His interests lie in Assisted Reproduction and Minimally Invasive Surgery. He is the head of Lily Fertility Centre that has produced over 500 babies.
He completed his specialist training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at The Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital Ile-Ife. Before proceeding for his postgraduate training, he worked at a number of private hospitals. He was awarded Fellowship at the National Post Graduate Medical College in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. He is a member of the European Society for Human Reproduction and the Society of Obstetrics and Gynaecologists of Nigeria as well as the Nigerian fertility society and the American society for Reproductive medicine. He won the O. Majekodunmi award winner in 2004 for being the best candidate of the Part 1 examination of the National Postgraduate Medical College in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in 2004. Dr. Louis attended Emore Grammar School in Delta State for his secondary school education before proceeding to the University of Benin where he graduated in 1992. He also worked at Eku Baptist Hospital where he completed his housemanship program
Dr. Mayomi Onuwaje MBBS, FNCR. Executive Director, Manco Division, Consultant Radiologist, Lily Hospitals Group
Dr. Onuwaje Mayomi has over 20 years medical experience during which he has worked in a number of private and public hospitals. He completed his housemanship at the Military Hospital in Kaduna and later joined Lily Hospital in 1998. He completed his specialist training in radiology at the Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital Ile-Ife. He and is a fellow of the Nigerian Postgraduate Medical College of Radiologists. He is currently a MBA/ACCA student of the London School of Business and Finance. Apart from this, Dr. Onuwaje has also attended several training programs and workshops in Nigeria and Overseas. Dr. Onuwaje is the Executive Director in charge of Management Division at Lily Hospital. He is a Rotarian and plays active roles in the local Red Cross, where he is currently Chairman of the Warri Branch.
Dr. Kimoni Ikutegbe MBBS, MRCP, Executive Director
Dr. Kimoni Ikutegbe is a consultant physician of Internal Medicine with over 20 years of experience. He is an alumnus of the University of Benin.
Between 1999 and 2006, he worked at Peterborough District Hospital, Cambridge University Hospitals, NHS foundation trust, Hinchingrooke healthcare MHS trust, University Hospitals of Coventry and Warwickshire NHS trusts Walsgrave and Sho medical training rotation where he was supervising consultant.
In Nigeria, he worked at Winrose Hospital Warri, Veenel Hospital Warri and University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Benin.He has clinical skills in Acute medicine, basic and advanced life support, rehabilitation and long time care among many others. He is a consultant in Family Medicine and Executive Director in charge of Training and Research at Lily Hospitals Group
Dr. Chidi Ihemedu (MBBS, MBA, FWACS, FMCOph, MPH)
MEDICAL DIRECTOR, Warri
Dr. Chidi Ihemedu is a medical graduate of university of Ilorin, Kwara state, Nigeria (Tenax propositi). He proceeded for his residency training in Ophthalmology at Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospitals Complex, Ile-Ife. During his program, he won an award for the Best Candidate in West Africa for Part One Examination and he eventually became a Fellow of the West African College of Surgeon (Ophthalmology) and National postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria (Ophthalmology) with special interest in Glaucoma care. He has been practicing as a medical practitioner for a decade.
His love for medical management and administration jeered him towards being a member of the Nigerian Institute of Management and also obtained a Masters degree in Business administration at Obafemi Awolowo University. He is a prolific writer and researcher in clinical medicine and epidemiology. He obtained a Masters degree in Public Health (epidemiology) at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife and had written several research articles published in both local and international journals.
He is a consultant Ophthalmologist, the Head of Lily Eye Centre, the pioneer and founding consultant of the Lily Eye centre and also the current Medical director of Lily Hospitals Limited, Warri. He has performed several Laser procedures for glaucoma, phacoemulsification cataract surgery amongst other high tech ophthalmological procedures. He is young, agile, friendly, lofty managerial skills and a well experienced patient centered doctor. Continuous learning has been his watchword hence has undergone and still engaging in several courses and hands-on training at prominent institutions.
In addition, he is the infection control officer of Lily Hospitals Limited and a member of the National Infection Control Association of Nigeria. The is a key player in the drive for COHSASA (Council for Health service accreditation for Southern Africa) accreditation exercise in Lily Hospitals Limited
Mr. Tunde Oladeinde FCA, ACCA Chief Financial and Operations Officer CFOO.
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER(CFO)
Tunde M. Oladeinde has rich experience in audit, risk control and financial management. He is currently the Chief Financial and Operations Officer of Echolily Investments LLC.
He joined Lily Hospitals Limited in 2014 as Head – Internal Audit and Risk Control, and later rose to the position of Chief Financial & Operations Officer at Echolily Investments LLC.
He is well grounded in audit, risk control and financial management with over 10 years bank experience in Internal Audit, Internal Control, Risk and Compliance. He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and an associate member, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).
DR OCHUBA CHUKWUDI ROBERT. MBBS, FWACS, MD LILY HOSPITALS BENIN
MD LILY HOSPITALS BENIN
Dr Ochuba C.R. is an Obstetrician/Gynecologist and has been practicing as a specialist for about 4 years now. He is currently the Medical Director of Lily Hospitals, Benin branch, which is the pioneer branch of Lily Hospitals, Warri (the headquarters). The hospital has grown in leaps and bounds under his leadership since inception in June 2015, and enjoys ever-increasing patronage by the day. With his team of medical and support staff, there is assurance of good customer service and even better health outcomes.
He had both his undergraduate and postgraduate training in University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH). Postgraduate training included rotations through units involved in Family planning & contraception, Fertility medicine & minimal invasive surgery, Fetomaternal Medicine & Ultrasound, and Ureogynecology & Oncology.
He also had extra tutelage in Lily hospitals, Warri under the head Obstetrician/Gynecologist, Dr Alekwe Louis before departing to Benin. With his wealth of hands-on experience in most of these units he has helped grow the ObGyn practice in Benin. His hobbies include playing and watching soccer, chess, scrabble, and 8-ball.
Dr Cyril Chiedu (MBBS, MBA)
Chief Operating Officer
Dr Cyril Chiedu is a medical graduate of the University of Benin, Edo state and an MBA in healthcare management from the Lagos state University Ojo. He is a thorough bred medical doctor with sound professional work ethics. He is currently the Chief Operating Officer of the Lily Hospitals Group.
He had short stints as a medical practitioner before moving on and worked for 15years in the Nigeria Health Insurance Industry with one of the leading HMOs in Africa, 5 years of which was spent as an executive member of management (General Manager, Operations). He is a member of the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) and Health and Managed Care Association of Nigeria (HMCAN). He has attended different trainings and conferences which include; Improving the quality of health services (October 2007, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA); Risk Management in Health Insurance (August 2008, Northwestern University, Kellog USA); Assertive Communication (March 2012, Lagos Business School ); Management workshop for health care Administrators (May 2011, CMD Lagos)
Dr Chiedu is an astute administrator and a mentor with good interpersonal and leadership skill. He is happily married with children
UKUBEYINJE ESTHER M.sc Public Health, B.Sc. Health Education. Chief Nursing Officer
Chief Nursing Officer
Ukubeyinje Esther is a professional health education practitioner with extensive experience in organizational health care, employee assistance programs and hospital administration. She is currently the chief nursing officer at Lily hospital Group. Part of her job is working in teams with the nurses to achieve the organizations’ vision and grooming them to provide safe and efficient care to patients and clients. Before she joined Lily Hospitals, she was Outpatient lead/Health Education supervisor at Chevron hospital, Warri. She also worked as a senior staff nurse, University of Benin Teaching Hospital and staff nurse at Eku Baptist Hospitals. She has a Master’s in Public Health from the Ladoke Akintola University and a Bachelors Degree in Health Education from Delta State University, Abraka. She also has a Diploma, Health/Health care Administration/Management from State School of Midwifery, Benin-city.
Kpiasi Omatsola MBBS; FRCS, FWACS, M.Sc Health Management. Head, Clinical Services.
Head Clinical Services
Kpiasi Omatsola is a consultant General Surgeon with over 40 years of medical experience. He has his special interest in the areas of system management for operational excellence and health systems in developing countries. He is a Fellow of the West African College of Surgeon. He obtained is MBBS from the University of Lagos, FRCS from the Royal college of Surgeons in Ireland. He also had his M.Sc (Health Management) from the University of Birmingham and Health and Safety (HSE) certificate training from Robert Gordon Institute of Technology, Aberdeen. He has worked as Pre FRCS Rotational Surgical Registrar Training At Richmond and Laurence Hospital Dublin, Post FRCS Snr Registrar at Mayo Hospitals, Castle bar, Eire and Specialist Surgeon at Manor Hospital Walsall. He was the former Medical Director, Chevron Nigeria Hospitals, Lagos Nigeria. He was also Regional Health Coordinator on HIV/Malaria and TB Project – Nigeria and Mid Africa until 2010 and Health Management Consultant to Delta State on System Management – 2013-2015.
Ayo Momoh M.Sc, PGD, HND. Head, Quality Assurance and Compliance
Head Quality Assurance and Compliance
Ayo Momoh is an operations management professional, with more than ten years of Oil & Gas industry experience in safe guarding and improving corporate assets for both Offshore/ Onshore Projects, Geophysical, Geotechnical field and solid minerals sector. He is also exposed to operations, quality, health, safety and environment regulations. He had his Master’s of Environmental Management from the University of Ado, his Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) in Applied Geophysics from the Federal University of Technology, Akure and his Higher National Diploma (HND) Mineral Processing Engineering from Federal Polytechnic, Ado Ekiti State.
He has worked as Operations Support (Quality) Supervisor Coordinator – QHSE (Quality Assurance, Health/Safety/Environment and Quality Assurance/ Improvement Analyst Field Engineer (Well Logging) at CISCON Nigeria Limited, Warri (Oil & Gas Servicing Company). He also worked as Asst COO- Operations & Planning, Secretary-Board of Directors at Bitumen Exploration & Exploitation Co. Ltd, Akure.
He has different certifications from the courses and trainings he has attended. Some of the certificates include; ASNT Level II NDT Certification, Certified Quality Management System Engineer/LEAD Auditor (ISO 9001:2008), Occupational Safety and Health Professional – OSHAcademy and Certificate of Completion in Security Risk Management and Asset Protection. He is energetic, dynamic and proactive and also possess great organizational skills and acumen.
Group Head Internal AuditOrji Nnaemeka, Joel is a meticulous professional with over 9 years of rich experience and knowledge in Accounting, Taxation and Internal Audit/Control from Consulting, Education, Retail and Healthcare industries. He has a reputation for being forthright, detailed-oriented and adopting best practices in the discharge of his duties and he values excellence, integrity & honesty, respect & teamwork, learning and development. He began his career as an Auditor in a firm of Chartered Accountants, and progressed up to the position of the Head, Internal Control/Audit in Retail industry. He is currently the Group Head, Internal Audit at Lily Hospitals Limited. He is a graduate of Accounting Education from the prestigious University of Benin, where he earned the University Scholar Prize Award as the best graduating student of Accounting Education (2007/2008 Session) and obtained his Masters Degree (MBA, Finance) from Assam Don Bosco University, Guwahati – Assam, India. He is a Chartered Accountant having an Associate membership with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and the Chartered Institute of Taxation, Nigeria (CITN). He is Certified in International Financial Reporting Standard, ACCA, UK. He is also a professional member of the Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM); A member of the Society of West Africa Internal Audit Professional (SWAIAP) and the Association of Healthcare Internal Audit Professionals (AHIA). He is an occasional motivational writer and speaker. Among other write-ups, he has authored an academic book with the title: “Students’ Guide on Research Project Writing” and also authored an exam success greeting card titled “Psalm 23 of Success”.