Dr. Ajayi Theophilus -Director Environmental Health/ Occupational Health and Safety

Dr Ajayi Theophilus Folarin was born on the 8th of February 1966. He attended Obafemi Awolowo university ile ife where he obtained a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBcHB) in 1993.

He is a certified BLS, ACLS and PALS  provider.

He started his working career in the Directorate of Hospital Services (comprising of LASAMBUS and Hospital registration board now HEFAMMA).

He became the Head of operation for Lasambus in 2006 where he coordinated the day to day operations by dispatching and monitoring the  evacuation and management of accidents victims, a position he held until his deployment to HEFAMAA  as Head of Monitoring unit with effect from 4th of July, 2012.

His activities majorly encompassed monitoring of Public and Private Heath facilities to ensure compliance to the set rules and standards. 

He was in acting capacity as the Acting Executive Secretary HEFAMAA between September and December 2012.

He was futher deployed on the 20th of may 2013 to the Directorate of Staff Health Services as the Head of Clinicals as well as Medical Director in charge.He coordinated the day to day activities of the clinics,he also  organised the Health day program during the public service week.

He held this position until the 25th of August 2017 when he was deployed as the Director Environmental Health Services, his activities involved co-ordination of all Environmental Heath activities in the State.

Abandoned corpses were promptly removed from nooks and crannies, verges of roads, accident and disaster spots 

He dispatched inspectors to all regulated food houses daily to monitor and ensure compliance to food safety policies and guidelines.

He attended to various Public health complaints to avert damages. 

He was futher promoted with reassignment of futher responsibilities on the 25th of January 2021 to take charge of the  coordination of all Occupational Health activities in the state. 

Dr Ajayi Theophilus is  hard working, resilient and a good team player who can work under pressure without supervision. 

His professionalism and understanding  of the principles and practice of medicine earned him respect amongst his colleagues.

Dr Ajayi Theophilus is a member of the Nigerian Medical and Dental council of Nigeria,Medical guild,Association of General and Private Medical practitioners of Nigeria and an alumni of Obafemi Awolowo university. 

His hobbies include driving, reading and a keen interest in the study and application of Herbal medicine.

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