By Jane Osamor
For the industrious head of Ifako-Ijaiye General Hospital, it was a moment of laud accolades and ovation when he was conferred with the Most Distinguished Public Servant Award by the reputable media organization Fraddic Media and publishers of Entrepreneur International Magazine Lagos in its annual awards that is aimed at singling out men and woman celebration and ovation for their positive and positively impacting presence and projects primarily in their immediate communities as well as heir state, nation and humanity at large.
Though the erudite medical practitioner was not on ground to receive the award himself due to the call of duty, one of is subordinate, Dr. Kehinde Oyeniyi, Consultant Family Physician at the same Ifako Ijaiye General who received the award on his behalf disclosed that it was a thing of honour to receive the award on behalf of her boss. She declared that this was not the first time Dr. Mustapha was receiving such public commendations as he has received so many numerous awards in the past.
She described Dr. Mustapha as a hardworking, dynamic and responsible leader who makes things happen. She revealed that just a year ago, Ifako-Ijaiye General Hospital was not like this. She said the positive turnaround being witnessed right now are as a result of Dr. Mustapha’s ability to turn things around. She described Dr, Mustapha as an evolver who always turns things around positively. In her own words “he is a rare leader, a man who will go places and so someone to look out for as we know he will go places.
Another staff of Ifako-Ijaiye General Hospital, Akinwunmi, she is the Assistant director Administrator, Hospital. who stood in for the Administrator who was on casual leave described Dr. Mustapha as a goal-getter and a dynamic man who has gotten so many awards and recognition for his transformational leadership. She described Dr. Mustapha as a man who stands for what is good and for excellence. She wished him the very best as he continues to strive to ensure service delivery, especially in the health sector. On a final note Akinwumi advised Dr. Mustapha to continue in doing what he knows how to do best because “the natural result of hard work is more work” She said even if people are not praising him to his face, people are watching even from afar so he should hard more of these to his feathers. His personal assistant mr. Adeyemo Afolabi speaks brilliantly how he as made work easier and with his position understanding he as changed the Narrates to what you’re seeing in the hospital today. My advice is that the good works should continue.