Management Team

Rajeev Bhandari

MR. RAJEEV BHANDARI Rajeev Bhandari joined Hygeia Nigeria Limited in November 2016 as the Chief Executive Officer of Lagoon Hospitals and brings with him over 21 years of extensive sales, marketing, strategy, distribution, and operations expertise across industries. A large portion of this time has been spent in identifying new markets and building businesses across India. Rajeev comes to Lagoon from Fortis Healthcare, one of the largest healthcare chains in India with worldwide interests, and has been with the group since 2011 where he was the Facility Director of a 210-bedded hospital in Delhi NCR, India, where his major achievements include overhauling relationships with clinicians, employees and the community, setting in place processes and formulating a successful marketing and sales strategy. Prior to joining Fortis, Rajeev co-founded a healthcare start-up called WellScience that was creating, manufacturing, marketing and selling natural, plant-based health supplements and served as its Chief Operating Officer where he was responsible for leading the sales, marketing and operations of the company. He has also had stints in non-healthcare firms such as Oriflame, Modicare, Level Up and Times Internet, and has greatly benefited from the varied experiences these opportunities have offered. Rajeev is an alumnus of one of India’s premier boarding schools, the Lawrence School, Sanawar and he holds a Masters’ degree in International Business from Ecole Nationale de Ponts et Chausees, Paris,

Mrs Lanre Tunji-Sanusi

Lanre is the Group CFO for Hygeia Nigeria Limited. She has over 24 years of experience across a wide range of sectors including consulting, healthcare, financial, telecoms and QSR industries. She started her career at Accenture (formerly Andersen Consulting), worked at Denham Management Limited as an Investment Manager and headed the Investment Banking division of National Bank before joining Food Concepts & Entertainment Limited (now Food Concepts PLC) as the pioneer Finance Director. She was the Finance Director for Pfizer Nigeria & East Africa Region and Helios Towers Nigeria Limited prior to joining Hygeia as Group Chief Financial Officer in 2013. Mrs. Sanusi, through the years, has gained expertise in corporate finance, investment banking, process re-engineering, mergers & acquisitions. She joined Hygeia on 1st October, 2013. She holds a B.Sc. Accounting from the University of Lagos and an MBA from Imperial College, London. She is also a Fellow of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria. Lanre is married with 2 children and in her spare time loves to watch movies and cycle.

Dr. Olujimi A. Coker

MB;BS (Ibadan), FRCS, FRCS (Gen Surg), FWACS
Dr Jimi Coker qualified from the College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria in 1984. He had his specialist surgical training in the United Kingdom with basic surgical training in Greater Manchester and higher surgical training in South Yorkshire based around the Sheffield University Teaching Hospitals. These included Northern General Hospital, Sheffield, Rotherham District General Hospital, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Barnsley District General Hospital and Chesterfield Royal Hospital. He obtained his Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1989 and passed the General Surgery Intercollegiate board examinations of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons in 1998. He was appointed Senior Lecturer in Surgery at Northern General Hospital and University of Sheffield in January 1999. In November 1999 he joined Doncaster and Bassetlaw NHS Trust (DBNHSFT) as Consultant General Surgeon with specialist interest in Colorectal and laparoscopic surgery. He was head of department Endoscopy unit at DBNHSFT from 2004 - 2010. He was the RCS Tutor for his trust until 2007 when he became the Programme Director for Core Surgical Training in Yorkshire and Humberside Postgraduate Deanery. He served as Chairman of the International Development Committee of Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland from 2008 to 2011. He served on Tropical Health and Education Trust's board of trustees from 2006 - 2010. Dr Coker's specialist interests include advanced laparoscopic surgery for gallstones, hernias, appendicitis and colorectal cancer. He is an expert in the management of haemorrhoids, anal prolapse, complex anal fistulas and fissures. He is highly skilled in diagnostic and therapeutic colonoscopy.
He is a member of the following professional bodies:
Royal Society of Medicine
Association of Surgeons of GB & Ireland
Association of Coloproctology of GB & Ireland
East Midlands Surgical Society
European Society of Coloproctology
Nairobi Colorectal Society
In January 2013, he took up a full time appointment with Lagoon Hospitals as Chief of surgery after a two-year sabbatical. He is the head of Clinical Governance and worked in close collaboration with the Quality Improvement unit to achieve JCI accreditation in April 2011.

Dr. Mowa Falase

Dr Mowa Falase qualified from the College of Medicine, University of Ibadan in 1994 and obtained the Membership of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, UK in 2003. She had her paediatric training in various hospitals in the UK including the Southport General Infirmary, Southport, Booth Hall Children's' Hospital, Manchester, and Bradford Royal Infirmary, Bradford with training in Neonatology at the Aberdeen Maternity Hospital.

Following her training, Dr Falase returned to Nigeria in 2006, and has worked at various hospitals in Lagos before joining Lagoon Hospitals in July 2010. She is Neonatal Resuscitation Training (NRP) and Advanced Paediatric Life Support (APLS) trained, and has served as a facilitator at the Paediatric Association of Nigeria preconference workshops. She is also a facilitator in Resuscitation Training including BLS and Peadiatric BLS.

Her key areas of interest are Neonatology, Allergies and Asthma. She oversees the hospital's Neo-natal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), and runs a Paediatric Allergy Clinic.

She is a member of the Society for Quality Health Care in Nigeria (SQHN and has been the Medical Director of Lagoon Hospitals since 2012.

When Dr Falase is not consulting, she loves crocheting, beading and working out.

Adekunle Omidiora [MBCS, CITP]

He is an Information Technology Professional with a corporate career of over 15 years. He is a proven IT Consultant with expertise and deep experience in Healthcare Information Technology, from strategy to implementation. Mr Omidiora is a Chartered Information Technology Professional (CITP) of the UK Chartered Institute for IT, in addition to a Master’s degree in Information Technology and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Sciences.
In the last 10 years, he has been responsible for designing the Information Technology technical architecture in Hygeia Nigeria Limited, the operators of Lagoon Hospitals and Hygeia HMO Lagos Nigeria. Between December 2005 and February 2006, he was responsible for the implementation of Lagoon Hospitals’ state of the art telemedicine network center that was commissioned by the then President and commander in chief of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo on March 6th, 2006
Mr Omidiora later trained with Apollo Telemedicine Network Foundation (ATNF), in Apollo Hospitals Group, Chennai, India where he gained further experience in managing telemedicine network infrastructure. M Omidiora has been responsible for implementation of cutting-edge solutions for healthcare such as FACTS (Fully Automated Claims Transaction Systems), the Enterprise Resource Application for managing the operations of Hygeia HMO the leading Health Management Organisation in Nigeria and recently the deployment of Electronic Medical Records Systems and Miracle Hospital Information Systems at Lagoon Hospitals, both implementation have completely transformed both companies and greatly improved the quality of care being offered by both organisation to their clients and patients.

Mr Omidiora holds the following certifications amongst others:
Chartered Information Technology Professional (UK)
Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Oracle Certified Databases Administrator Professional (OCP, 10g)
Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA)
Cyberoam Certified Network Security Professional (CCNSP)

He is also a member of the following professional associations
1. British Computer Society
2. Australian Computer Society
3. International institute for Business Analysis
4. United Kingdom Health Informatics Professional (UKCHIP)
5. Information Systems Audit and Control Association
6. Project Management Institute
His special interests are in the areas of E-Health Applications, IT Strategy, Enterprise Architecture, Project Management as well as IT to Business Integration.

Kayode Ayeni

Kayode, holds a B.Eng. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Ondo State University, Ado-Ekiti, PGD Logistics and Supply Chain Management from Nigeria Institute of Transport Technology Zaira, and MSc degree in Facilities Management from the Edinburgh Napier University, Scotland. He has also passed several professional exams, Nigeria Society of Engineers and Nigeria Institution of Mechanical Engineers.

He started his career at Ollimasa Construction Company, as a Maintenance Officer. After his NYSC with the Lagos State Hospital Management, he also worked with Family Health International and Atlantic Hall as the Head of Facilities Management in 2012.

Kayode, is a Member of the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM), Member of Project Management Institute (PMI), and member of the Nigeria Society of Engineers and Member of Nigeria Institution of Mechanical Engineers.

When not working, he enjoys watching Football & documentaries.

Olubummo Mojisola

Olubummo Mojisola (Moji) has over a decade experience in Human Resource Development and Management. She has worked in small, medium and multinational companies ranging from the Investment and Banking, integrated marketing communication, insurance, NGO and freeland Consultant for few SMEs. She held Human Development Capital and Administration positions in all of these sectors.

Olubummo Mojisola is a graduate of Mass Communication, a Post Graduate Diploma in Management and a Master Degree in Industrial and Labour Relations . She is an Associated with the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria, the Chartered Institute of Management of Nigeria and the Advertising Practitioner of Nigeria and a Certified Six Sigma professional from India Institute of Enterprise Management and Uniconsult USA.

A passionate Human Resource expert with a keen eye for process diagnosis, business renewal, Strategic and operational HR. Olubummo Mojisola has demonstrated exceptional competence for process diagnosis with optimized returns on business ventures.

Mojisola is an experienced hand in Strategic and Operational Human Resource Management.

Franklyn Ovbigbahon

Franklyn is a healthcare business professional with over 10years experience in healthcare management in Nigeria. He is a talented and highly versed in Business Management, Client Services, Public Relations, and Media Relations. With a first level qualification in Mass Communication, he also holds certifications from Chartered Institute of Marketing, UK and Nigerian Institute of Public Relations, of which he is a professional member. His robust career experience in Healthcare started with a renowned Pharmacy in Lagos, after which he moved to Reddington Hospital as Head of Corporate Affairs where he was responsible for the overall management of all strategic and operational Marketing and Customer Relationship activities, and then Gold Cross Hospital as Head of Business. His exposure has taken him through areas of healthcare management, customer services and retention, event planning and management, amongst other core areas. Franklyn is a proactive person, a team player with a great sense of responsibility. His responsibilities include devising strategies and campaigns for driving sales growth across the business, maintaining corporate communication activities with a view to raise public awareness to both external and internal clients, sales and marketing, management and review of corporate communications plans, relationship management, and business and management. Franklyn is skilled in providing support for development and delivery of training materials, new product launch, and product positioning & branding. He owns overview over the corporate sales and marketing units, planning and coordinating the implementation of business plans and the penetration of new markets, drive increased revenue and profit to achieve the Lagoon Hospitals’ ambitious growth.

Dr. Ajibike Oyewumi

Dr. Oyewumi is an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist and a Quality Improvement specialist. She worked as an Improvement Advisor at Health Quality Ontario (HQO) and the Institute of Health Policy Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto, Canada, supporting the IDEAS (Improving and Driving Excellence Across Sectors) program. Prior to joining HQO in 2012, Ajibike was an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist in Nigeria. Ajibike graduated from the Obafemi Awolowo University in 1988 and obtained the Fellowship of the West African College of Surgeons in 2001. Ajibike is a Certified Professional in HealthCare Quality (CPHQ) from the American Healthcare Quality Board and a certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt. She is also an Alumnus of the Lagos Business School Senior Management Program. She has considerable experience in leading, advising and supporting healthcare teams towards achieving their quality improvement goals and working with hospitals to meet quality standards and benchmarks. She has facilitated several quality improvement training workshops for healthcare professionals. She is passionate about her practice of medicine and improving healthcare systems. Her greatest desire is to see the Nigerian healthcare system rise to fulfill its role in the lives of its citizen. She joined the Lagoon Hospitals in 2002 as Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist. She was the first Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Head for the Hospitals. The work she did with the organization culminated in the Lagoon Hospitals being the first hospital to achieve the Joint Commission International (JCI) accreditation in sub-Saharan Africa in 2011

Dr Azubike Tagbo

Dr. Tagbo Azubike is a General Practitioner by training who has transitioned to Hospital Management. He has interned locally and internationally notably in Medizinische Horschule Hannover, Germany (Visceral & Cardiothoracic Transplantation Unit) and his last module in Project Management & Innovation taken at the Johns Hopkins, Carey Business School, USA. He is a Certified Instructor for Basic Life Support, Paediatric Advanced Life Support and a BLS, PALS, ACLS provider with the American Heart Association. He is a member of the American College of Health Executives, American Heart Association Instructor Network, International Society of Travel Medicine & the Nigerian-German Business Association. Dr. Tagbo is a graduate of the College of Medicine, University of Lagos where he earned his Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, MB BS. He is an MBA International HealthCare Management candidate from the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, Germany. He is the newly appointed Medical Director of GCH Bourdillon a part of the Lagoon Hospitals. Prior to this, He served as the Physician Manager for GCH Bourdillon.