History of DELSUTH

  • Commissioning of DELSUTH by Goodluck Jonathan2
    President Goodluck Jonathan cutting the tape to open the Hospital while Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan (R) and Governor Adams Oshiomole(L) watches on.
  • President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan signing the visitors register
    President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan signing the visitors register while Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan looks on.

The Delta State University Teaching Hospital (DELSUTH) is a renowned and accredited University teaching hospital to the Delta State University (DELSU), Abraka. Located in Oghara, Ethiope West Local Government Area of Delta State, the hospital was built initially as a 180-bed ultra-modern specialist hospital.

An inaugural management board headed by Professor Joseph Otobo was sworn in June 2009 to manage the affairs of the Hospital when it kicked off initially. The earliest staff of DELSUTH consisted of a team of qualified Nigerian medical professionals drawn from the United Kingdom and the United States.

The Hospital was officially commissioned on the 19th of June, 2010 by the Former President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan.