Oyo govt loans UCH ambulance for COVID-19 response

The Oyo State of Government on Wednesday supported the University College Hospital (UCH) with a state-of-the-art art ambulance to aid its fight against the ravaging virus.

Governor Seyi Makinde, presenting the ambulance to the hospital said the ambulance was on a loan to the hospital to enhance the curtailment boy the pandemic.

The governor, speaking through the permanent secretary, Oyo state Ministry of health, Dr Adebisi Ayoola declared that there was the need for a stronger relationship between the Oyo State Government and the UCH in ensuring adequate and prompt health care delivery to the citizens of Oyo State and Nigeria in general.

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The Chairman, Medical Advisory Committee, Dr Victor Akinmoladun who received the ambulance on behalf of the management, lauded the state government for the initiative.

Akinmoladun, in a release signed by the hospital’s Public Relations Officer, Mr Toye Akinrinola, stated that the Hospital will be more poised to handle the management chain of COVID-19 patients in line with recommended guidelines.

He assured the Oyo State Government that the UCH is always ready to cooperate in providing good health to Nigerians.

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