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(MB;BS, FMCPsych., Cert. Health Plan. & Mgt., Cert. Health Inform. Mgt., MCH, FAPA, FIIA).

Professor Yussuf Abdullah D. was born on the 3rd January, 1963 in Lagos. He is an indigene of Moro Local Government Area of Kwara State Nigeria. Prof. Yussuf Abdullah D. started his elementary education at Army Children School Ikeja, Lagos between 1972 & 1977. He attended New State High School, Mushin,Lagos between 1978-1982, for his Secondary school education before proceeding to the Prestigious University of Nigeria, Nsukka, between 1982-1988 where he bagged his MB;BS Degrees. He had a stint at the Kwara State Government employment as a Medical Officer between 1991 & 1993 after his National Youth Service. He later proceeded for Residency training in Behavioural Sciences at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital between 1993 & 1999 and following his success at the final examination, became a Fellow of The National Postgraduate Medical College in Psychiatry in 1999. He joined the service of the Teaching Hospital as an Honorary Consultant in the year 2000 and that of University of Ilorin as Lecturer I same year and had since risen through the ranks to became a Professor in 2014.
Prof. Yussuf, between April, 2010-July 2010, and June 2011-September 2011, he enrolled at the Postgraduate School of University of Ilorin and obtained Certificates in Health Planning and Management and Health Information Management in jointly organized programs of the University of Ilorin and Federal Ministry of Health.
Besides, from June 2013-September 2014, he again enrolled at the Post Graduate School of University of Ilorin where he bagged Masters of Community Health (MCH). He has over 40 published articles in leading scientific journals.
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Vision: To transform University of llorin Teaching Hospital to the hub quality and standard healthcare service delivery in Africa by the year 2019, a player in the delivery of quality healthcarc service globally and expand the frontiers of the hospital in healthcare delivery by the year 2021.

Mission: This is to be attained through provision of quality and standard healthcare delivery that is second to none in Africa by the year 2019, and one of the global healthcare service institutions by the year 2021 regardless of clients statuses or creeds through quality researches, training (capacity building, manpower development and staff motivation) and services. Creation of industrial harmony in the hospital among health unions, stakeholders, as well as bolstering of staff dedication to duty; Providing high degrees of service satisfaction to our clients as well as job satisfaction to staff; Partnering locally, nationally and internationally with reputable organisations (through PPP); Attracting funds from entrepreneurs and stakeholders of high repute; Operation of clients-centred administration where the clients are KINGS; And the deployment of state-of-the art, hi-tech equipments for the management (diagnoses, treatments & follow-ups) of clients, to create a WORLD CLASS HEALTH INSTITUTION.


The University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH) belongs to the second generation of Teaching Hospitals which were established by law on the 2nd May 1980. It took off in July1980 and started operation using as its temporary site, the then General Hospital and Maternity Hospital Ilorin which were owned by the Kwara State Government. The permanent site of the hospital was declared opened by His Excellency, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria,Chief Olusegun Obasanjo in May 2007 while complete movement took place in April 2010.