- Dino Melaye has been hailed for his humanitarian effort as he donates face masks, hand sanitizers and other materials in Kogi state
- One of the places he visited was the Federal Medical Centre, Lokoja, where he met with its director, Dr Olatunde
- Olatunde asked that other Nigerians should emulate the gesture of Dino and support people during this outbreak
Recall that Legit.ng reported that popular Nigerian politician, Dino Melaye, said he would begin donating sanitizers, Vitamin C's and other materials to people.
The politician has started the distribution of the items in the state as he gave some to the Federal Medical Centre, Lokoja.
According to Melaye's tweet on Thursday, April 2, the chief medical director, Dr Olatunde, of the centre officially received the said materials.
He said Olatunde praised him for being the first person to extend such helping gesture to them as he called on other financially-able Nigerians to follow his steps.
Read the tweet below:
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a 13-year-old boy, Charles Randolph, is using his skill to fight the pandemic ravaging the world with the aim to stem the widespread in the US.
The teenager became so concerned as the number of cases soared, leading him to contribute its quota towards combating the virus.
With the help of his parent’s 3D printer, he is making masks and donating them to people who are in need of them as a shortage of the essential material hits the world.
He said he was moved by how high-risks patients like people with heart diseases were battling the virus.
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The knowledge to produce the masks was something he learnt when his parents enrolled him for enrichment classes where he learned how to use 3D technology.
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In explaining the process, he said: “You use a slicer which takes the product that you got off Thingiverse and it turns it into code that the 3D printer can read.
“This is the first real, useful thing that I’ve made. It may not be 100 percent of a filtration system but it works.”
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