Director of Medical Services and Disease Control
Dr. Erinosho Ashimiu Eniola is presently the Director, Medical services & Disease Control, Lagos State Primary Health Care Board. He was born on October 18, 1961 at Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria. He is married with four children.
Dr. Erinosho attended Salvation Army Primary school, Ebute metta, Lagos from 1967 to 1973; Ebenezer Grammar school, Abeokuta, from 1973 -1978; St. Gregory’s College, Obalende, Ikoyi, Lagos, from 1979 – 1980; University of Ife, from 1980 to 1987 (M.B; Ch.B.) and University of Lagos, School of Post Graduate Studies, from 1998 – 1999 (Master in Public Health).
Dr. Erinosho did housemanship at University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital (UMTH) from 1988 to 1989 and participated in the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Programme at Umaisha in the old Plateau State from 1989 – 1990.
Dr. Erinosho worked with some notable private hospitals in Lagos, namely Jordan Hospital, Orile and Adefemi Hospital Ikeja before joining the Lagos Local Government Service Commission as an Assistant Medical Officer of Health in October, 1985. His tour-of-service in the Local Governments took Dr. Erinosho to Ibeju Lekki LGA, Lagos Mainland LGA, Ikorodu LGA, Ikeja LGA, Oshodi Isolo LGA and Ifako Ijaiye LGA where he served as the Medical Officer of Health.
Dr. Erinosho was appointed as the pioneer Secretary of the Lagos State Primary Health Care Board on November 28, 2008. He served in that capacity until his deployment to the Lagos State Ministry of Health on august 6, 2013.
While in the Ministry of Health, Dr. Erinosho served as the Head of Research & Statistics, in the Directorate of Health Care Planning, Research & Statistics from August 6, 2013 to March 30, 2015. He was appointed as the Director of Disease Control, Lagos State Ministry of Health on March 31, 2015 and he was serving in that capacity until April 6, 2019 when he was deployed to the Lagos State Primary Health Care Board as the Director, Medical Services & Disease Control. A post he occupies till date.
Dr. Erinosho career has always been to serve as a Public Health Physician, in challenging work environments where opportunities for governance, mobilization, deployment and optimal utilization of available resources abound towards effective and efficient Health Care delivery to the people and actualization of the overall goals and objectives of any organization he serves.