- The minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mohammed Musa Bello, inaugurated Nigeria's largest coronavirus isolation centre on Tuesday, May 12
- The key donors to the project are Julius Berger, Aisha Buhari, among others
- The 506-bed Idu isolation centre is a four storey building
Nigeria's largest coronavirus isolation centre was inaugurated on Tuesday, May 12, by the minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mohammed Musa Bello.
The 506-bed Idu Isolation and Treatment Centre for COVID-19 patients in Abuja is equipped with recreational facilities, The Cable reports.
Legit.ng gathers that the chairman of the ministerial expert advisory committee, Aliyu Modibbo Umar, said his team mobilised human, financial and material resources to support the FCT administration in setting up the centre.
Key donors to the project are:
Julius Berger — 150 equipped beds
Aisha Buhari — 100 equipped beds
Polaris Bank — 100 beds and accessories
FATE Foundation — 50 beds and accessories
CCECC — assembled and fixed all toilet and cooling facilities.
Abuja Electrical Distribution Company (AEDC) — electrical fittings and wiring
HIS towers — ventilators
Aliyu Modibbo Umar and Mohammed Jibril — 258 flat screen TV sets
Salini Nigeria Ltd, HITS Furniture Ltd, Yaliam Press, and Aishatu Dahiru Ahmed all contributed.
Onsite call rooms for health workers
506 bed spaces
Trained health care workers
Ventilators ambulances available 24/7
24 hours security
Showers and toilet
24 hours power supply
TV and cable
Donning and doffing areas
Strategic location for Abuja outskirts
Mobile x-rays and ultrasound machines
In other news, Bishop David Oyedepo of Winners Chapel has said those behind the bill on COVID-19 at the House of Representatives are working on an evil mission which will sweep humanity.
The cleric, who spoke during a live broadcast, questioned why rights of people who refuse to take the COVID-19 vaccine will be stripped.
Oyedepo said: “You must take a vaccine! Why will you force me to take a vaccine? For what?
“You don’t take vaccines, you don’t go outside the country! How? Where is it coming from?
“Evil scheming of evil men, gang up of agents of the devil, trying to bring a flood of evil upon humanity. And now from the vaccine: autism; from the vaccine: higher mortality rate of deaths.”
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