The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) has announced that it is set to distribute ventilators, ambulance and other medical supplies to Bayelsa, Delta and Rivers States to assist in the fight against coronavirus pandemic.
In a statement signed by Ginah O. Ginah, General Manager, Corporate Communications & Zonal Coordination, NCDMB said the items include four ambulances, 10 Synovent E3 Ventilators, 300 Infra- Red Thermometers and 1000 Medical Face Shields among others. .
The statement reads, “As part of support to combat the spread of Coronavirus (COVID 19) in the country, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) is set to begin distribution of ambulances, ventilators and other special medical supplies to Bayelsa, Rivers and Delta States.
“The COVID19 medical items acquired by NCDMB for distribution to the three states include four ambulances, 10 Synovent E3 Ventilators, 300 Infra- Red Thermometers and 1000 Medical Face Shields.
Other items in the medical kit include Sanitizers, Hospital beds, Disposable coveralls, other personal protective equipment (PPEs) and other relief items.
“The Executive Secretary of NCDMB, Engr. Simbi Kesiye Wabote has confirmed that these medical supplies would be delivered to the respective states before Friday, this week.
“In a related development, Engr. Wabote also commended the oil and gas companies and government agencies that have supported the fight against the deadly coronavirus.”
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