By Rebecca Akinkanju
The Oyo State of Government on Wednesday, supported the University College Hospital (UCH) when it loaned a state-of-the-art ambulance to the hospital to aid its fight against the ravaging virus.
The ambulance was presented to the hospital on behalf of the Governor of Oyo State Engr. Seyi Makinde, by the Permanent Secretary Oyo State Ministry of Health, Dr. Adebisi Ayoola.
Ayoola who stressed that the ambulance was on loan to the hospital to enhance the curtailment of the pandemic, added 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.
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 stated that the hospital would be more poised to handle the management chain of COVID-19 patients in line with recommended guidelines.
He assured the State Government that the UCH was always ready to cooperate in providing good health to Nigerians.