Bama Road, Maiduguri, Borno State

Who We Are


The University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital (UMTH) was officially commissioned on the 23rd of July, 1983 by former President Aliyu Shehu Shagari, GCFR. The hospital is the largest tertiary health care institution in Nigeria with 1305 bed capacity Offering world class training, research and medical services.

Our Mission

To provide curative and preventive health care through outreach, training and research in an efficient and effective manner using motivated and valued staff and modern technology.

Our Vision

To be a diplomatic tertiary health institution of excellence in training, research and service delivery.

Our Core Values

Endowed with Highly Professional personnel. We are conscious of the Responsibilities to the Patient & the General Citizens Realizing the patients Right to Healthcare, the Delivery of Efficient & Effective services as our core value.

Meet The CMD

The Architect of Modern UMTH

Image of the CMD of UMTH, Prof. Ahmed Ahidjo

Professor Ahmed Ahidjo became the 8th Chief Medical Director/ Chief Executive officer of the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital on 3rd September, 2018. Prof Ahmed Ahidjo on assumption of office re-emphasised the main thrust of the hospital establishment which is research, training and healthcare service delivery.