Adebayo Adenrele

The Ekiti State Government has suspended the Chief Medical Director of Ekiti State Specialist Hospital, Ikere – Ekiti, Dr. Olubiyi Olaolu Abidemi for misconduct.

NEWSTODAYNG gathered that the CMD is being punished for allegedly inflicting neck injury on his wife during a domestic misunderstanding.

According to reports, the victim, Dr. (Mrs) Olubiyi Adenike, who is a lecturer at Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti was said to be hospitalized after the incident.

In an official statement from the State Ministry of Health and Human Services and made available to newsmen in Ado-Ekiti said Olubiyi was suspended by the State Hospitals Management Board following ” the seriousness of a case of gross misconduct reported against him which established the fact that he violated Ekiti Public Service Rules 030301(ii) and 030402(x).

The statement said the Suspended CMD has been prohibited from carrying out his official duties pending further investigation in line with the provisions of the State Public Service Rules.

It further directed him to hand over his duties as CMD of the State State Specialist Hospital, Ikere to Dr Akinsipe Catherine Iyabo with immediate effect.

While stressing the commitment of Government to rewarding excellent performance, diligence and dedication to duties ,it however said Government would not look away when Government officials do not abide by the Code of Conduct for Public Officers.