Aderemi Olugbemiga Teriba, a medical doctor and former Chief Medical Consultant to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia turned 70 years old Tuesday October 31. Teriba retired as the Director of Health Services, University of Lagos, and later as Senior Partner, Clapton Surgery, London, United KIngdom.
The news of his 70th anniversary was announced in a press statement issued in Lagos by Dr. Yomi Daramola, a Senior Lecturer, Department of Mass Communication, University of Lagos.
Born to the family of Adebola and Olabisi Teriba of Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State, Dr. Teriba obtained his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from the University of Ibadan in 1972, his masters degree in family medicine from the University of Leeds in 1988, and he passed his membership examination into the Royal College of General Practitioners of London in 1989.
He was appointed Director of Health Services, University of Lagos in 1993. In 1998, he was appointed Medical Consultant to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
In 2004, Teriba became a partner at the Clapton Surgery, London from where he retired as Senior Partner in 2011. He was elected Chairman, Committee of Directors of Health Services of all Nigerian Universities in Makurdi, Benue State in 1995. He is currently in private family medical practice in London and Lagos.
Teriba is a Fellow of the West African College of Physicians and Fellow, Royal College of General Practitioners, London, and Member, World College of Family Physicians. A luncheon would be held in his honour on Saturday November 4 in Lekki, Lagos.