By Adetutu Megito
Former Miss Nigeria, Helen Prest Ajayi has lost her husband, Dr Tosin Ajayi, a prominent medical practitioner and founder of First Foundation Medical Centre, a Lagos-based indigenous medical company, on Tuesday, April 28, 2020.
Though details of his death has not been made public, the late medical practitioner died after a protracted illness.
A close source disclosed that the family is planning to give him a befitting burial immediately, the lock down is relax lockdown in Lagos by Monday, May 4.
The late Dr. Ajayi, began his medical career at the popular General Hospital, Lagos where he rose to the position of Registrar in only four years.
He attended the prestigious University College Hospital, UCH, Ibadan, a strong believer in the conscious development of the human mind, he also had about 35 years extensive post qualification academic and intellectual activities in major specialties of medicine. He also holds Diploma in Internal Medicine, from the Royal Postgraduate Medical School, University of London (1997); Diploma in Neurology from the Queens Square Institute of Neurology, University of London (1998); Diploma in Cardiology from the Imperial College, London.
He had on October 1, 2019, launched a new campaign, under the Africa Future, to create awareness of the need for proper nutrition amongst pregnant women and newborn babies.
He established the First Foundation Medical Centre, a modern, first grade multi-specialist healthcare institution which for over two decades was a reference point in the provision of excellent medical services in Nigeria.
He later established the First Foundation Medical Engineering Company Ltd., the vehicle by which high-end medical technology through Sonography and the Computed Tomography (CT) was introduced in Nigeria through The First Foundation Medical Centre and a Federal Government programme respectively.
He has spent his time pioneering Information Technology, Health Reforms and Capacity building in Healthcare.