Dr Jeff Momoh, the Chairman of the association, made the appeal during a budget defence before the House Committee on Health Institutions on Tuesday in Abuja.
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Aliyu, in a statement by her Special Assistant on Media, Austine Elemue, on Friday in Abuja, described the hoodlums as “enemies of the state”.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that nine university teaching hospitals, six federal medical centres, four specialist hospitals and one police hospital are the benefiting organisations.
The equipment, critical for the treatment and safe handling of COVID-19 patients, are part of Rotary’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The items, which were presented to the State Government by representatives of the Interswitch Group, was received by the Commissioner for Transport, Dr. Frederick Oladeinde, on behalf of the Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, in Alausa, Ikeja.
The state Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, said the machine would support passive immunisation of COVID-19 patients with the extraction of antibodies from survivors to be used on those battling with the deadly virus.
The donations, made by NLNG’s Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Engr. Tony Attah, who was represented by the General Manager, External Relations and Sustainable Development, Eyono Fatayi-Williams, was received by the Commissioner for Health, Lagos State, Prof. Emmanuel Akinola Abayomi.
The company made the donation two weeks after its distribution of over 10,000 food boxes to less privileged Nigerians and medical personnel in Lagos through its Employee Volunteer Scheme initiative.
The Kaduna State ICT Hub has granted financial resources for the production of “sophisticated” ventilators whose prototype was fabricated by Dalhatu Usman, a 200-Level student of the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.
The Anambra State Ministry of Health on Tuesday discovered four unused ventilators stacked in its central store in Awka, the state capital.
Polaris Bank has given a boost to government’s efforts in the fight against Coronavirus Disease.
The Rotary Club International, Egbe District 9110 on Saturday donated medical equipment and consumables to the Alimosho General Hospital in Lagos.