The distinguished guest lecturer at the 1st Distinguished Guest Lecture of the University of Medical Sciences, Ondo City, Distinguished Emeritus Prof. Kelsey Harrison congratulated the people of Ondo state for having a personality like Dr. Olusegun Mimiko as the Executive Governor of Ondo State.
Prof Harrison said ” Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, a trained physician and politician became the governor of Ondo State in 2009, He then declared loudly and with absolute conviction that improving social welfare…. and reducing deaths of women and children would be among his priorities” The promise was kept and the results exceeded my highest expectations, Ondo State is lucky to have him”
He also said “what is known today as ‘Safe Motherhood Internationally’ came into being because of the pioneering research efforts of Professor Kelsey Harrison and his team at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, where he carried out a survey of 22,774 consecutive hospital births in Zaria , Northern Nigeria which took him 13 years to complete.
Emeritus Kelsey Harrison, was a former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Port Harcourt.