Ex-beauty queen, Helen Prest-Ajayi loses husband
Former beauty queen, Helen Prest-Ajayi, has lost her husband, Dr. Tosin Ajayi.
Though details of his death are still sketchy, reports say Dr. Ajayi died in Lagos on Monday, April 27.
His family members are currently making plans to bury him immediately.
Ajayi was the Founder of First Foundation Medical Centre, a Lagos-based indigenous medical company.
He also launched a new campaign, under the Africa Future, to create awareness of the need for proper nutrition amongst pregnant women and newborn babies.
Late Ajayi attended the prestigious University College Hospital, UCH, Ibadan,
He held a Master’s of Science in Cardiology from the National Heart and Lung Institute, (NHLI) Imperial College, University of London.
He began his medical career at the popular General Hospital, Lagos, where he rose to the position of Registrar in only four years.
He later moved to Kemta Hospital & Nursing Home, Lagos, which after leaving as Deputy Medical Director, he had helped develop into a multi-specialist general hospital with three major satellite units in less than four years.
In 1982 established the First Foundation Medical Centre, a modern, first-grade multi-specialist healthcare institution which for over two decades as 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. It is also to his credit that Teleradiology was introduced in Nigeria in 2004.
He also held 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,