Meet Our Team


Chief Matron

She is also a Registered Public Health Nurse. She has a Post graduate diploma in Educational Management. She has been practising her profession for the past 24 years in different hospitals such as Ahoada General Hospital, BMSH and so on. She likes singing, traveling, farming, reading with her family and shopping. Charity assumed the role of Chief Matron after the retirement of Matron Dorathy Odujobi. 


Operations Manager

He is a graduate of Accounting at Yaba College of Technology, Lagos, Nigeria. He is an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria. He possesses 5 years post-graduation experience in Accounting and Finance services. He is also vast in developing effective business processes. He was the 2009 General Secretary of the Redeemed Christian Fellowship of Yabatech Chapter and is currently studying for his MBA at the LAUTECH, Ogbomoso, Osun State in Nigeria. He enjoys listening to music and teaching.


Clients Relation Manager

She holds a Bachelor of science degree in human physiology from the University of Port Harcourt and a master programme certificate in customer service from the customer service training institute USA. She also has a certificate in Public Relations from the Chicago Institute Of Business. She is a full member of the institute of customer relationship management. Patricia enjoys reading and writing.


Chief Medical Director

A graduate of the prestigious college of Medicine University of Calabar. He possesses 8 year post-graduation experience of putting smiles on the faces of people and a certificate on Ultrasound scan. Chidozie enjoys reading, playing football and helping people.



Admin/HR Officer

A graduate of Ondo State Polytechnic Owo School of Business Studies and the Federal University of Technology Owerri. Her Objective is to make an impact in her area of specialization and any other field where her skills would be used to achieve organisational goals. In 2013, she was awarded the best non-medical staff of the year. She is self-driven and results-oriented. Ayo adapts easily to change and is able to multi-task and work independently. Ayo enjoys singing, cooking, traveling, dancing and spending time with her family. She unwinds after work with her colleagues and through such informal meetings deal with challenges encountered in the work place.


Head of Laboratory

Mr Ben is a proud holder of a bachelor’s degree in Medical Lab Science (BMLS) from University of Science and Technology. He also holds a Master of Science degree in Chemical Pathology from University of Science and Technology. Having over 11years of experience, Mr Ben has served in various health sectors around River State. He is also a member of Plan Parenthood Federation of Nigeria (PPFN), a body that encourages family planning and goal zero new infections of HIV/AIDs. He is married with two kids and loves reading. 


HOD of Accounts

Kalu Igwe is the HOD of accounts department at obio cottage hospital, where he has worked for the past 3 years as an accountant. He graduated from Madonna University, Okija in 2009, with a BSc degree in Economics. He is a graduate member of Nigeria Institute of Management (NIM), and also holds a diploma in Accounting and Business from the Association of Charted Certified Accountants, England (ACCA). Often challenged by his passion to make positive impacts, he volunteered for MDGS and also for OCH. He currently combines work with study, aiming to become a charted accountant with the ACCA and subsequently a business executive. He loves listening to music.



She holds a BSc in Human Physiology from the University of Port Harcourt. As part of her personal development goals, she has received several trainings on Prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV/AIDs and also the use of NHMIS tools by the state government and other private sectors. She loves dancing and rendering humanitarian services.



HSE/ Maintenance Manager

Dele is a BSc holder of Human Anatomy and MSc holder in Chemical Pathology. He is a Nebosh IGC certified safety officer, a trained Fire warden and an IRCA Auditor for ISO 9001 and OHSAS 18001, just to mention a few. He aims to get to the heights in both HSE and Quality, investing in more trainings, certification and experiences. He has 3 years’ post NYSC working experience with most in QHSE specialisations and auditing. He came to Obio Cottage Hospital as a Volunteer, before he gained employment. He gets satisfaction from achieving personal and organisational targets.


Quality Improvement Manager

A highly educated and International medical professional with years of international experience acquired in reputable hospitals, aspiring for further challenges and diverse professional growth. She studied Medicine and Surgery at the prestigious University College Hospital, University of Ibadan, Nigeria. To further gain some international experience, she decided to obtain an additional medical degree at the famous Leiden University in the Netherlands. She obtained a master of medical sciences from the Leiden university. She went further to practice in the Netherlands with experiences in different specialties of medicine leading to doctor of medicine (MD) degree. Rakiya worked as a general practitioner in Den Haag, Netherland, with speacial focus on cardiovascular risk management; hypertension, diabetes mellitus type 2 and hypercholesterolemia. Married with 4 children, Rakiya loves to spend quality time with family. Her hobbies are cooking and reading.


Head of Pharmacy

Fondly called Pharm Mike.He is a proud holder of a Bachelor of Pharmacy degree from the prestigious University of Benin, Nigeria. He holds a diploma in Marketing. He has over 25 years of vast experience in pharmacy practice covering the industrial, production, marketing, and community and hospital sector of Pharmacy. He has been a staff of Obio Cottage Hospital since the inception of the Community Health Insurance Scheme in 2010. Over the years he has attended several capacity building training, formal and informal, in leadership, HIV/AIDs, Integrated Management of Childhood Illnesses. He is married with three children and loves music and evangelism.